COP21: Can ICTs mitigate climate change?

By APCNews     02 December 2015

“Climate change creates a new opportunity for humanity to change its direction,” was ecofeminist Vandana Shiva’s message to COP21, the UN Conference on Environment and Development 2015, celebrated in Paris between 30 November and 11 December. At APC, awareness of climate change and its relationship with information and communications technologies (ICTs) has been an integral part of our work since we were born in 1990.

ICTs can help mitigate climate change or they can worsen it. What can you do? What are the challenges? What is the real impact of you using your computer and how can you contribute to protecting the environment? Here are some resources that can help respond to these questions: