Information Systems for Environmental Sustainability

IT, Resource Productivity, Environmental Preservation, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Leverage Part II

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Reducing energy used by home computers and TVs by 50% would save much less energy (and GHG) than using IT to lower energy used by washing machines, dryers, and other household energy hogs (e.g., by demand response) by 20%. Suggestion: do both. 

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Author: nigelpm

Associate Professor of Information Systems, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan - Helping organizations to navigate digital transformation.

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