Green Technology Strategies
Using computers and telecommunications to reduce carbon emissions
Green Technology Strategies is about how to use computers and telecommunications in a way which maximises positive environmental benefit, with minimum energy and materials use.
Learn how to:
- Estimate the carbon footprint of the ICT operations of an organisation,
- Assess ways to reduce the carbon footprint of an organisation, by changes to polices for procurement of ICT, changes to the ICT operations and revising business processes.
Book Editions Available:
New edition: ICT Sustainability: Assessment and Strategies for a Low Carbon Future, September 2011.
- Electronic Editions
- Print Editions
Recommended by the IEEE Computer Society digital anthology "Understanding and Implementing Green IT" (San Murugesan, 2010).
Courses are offered in the Computer Professional Education Program of the Australian Computer Society (ACS), postgraduate program of Open Universities Australia and the Graduate Studies Select program of the Australian National University (ANU).
Green Technology Strategies: offered in the Computer Professional Education Program of the Australian Computer Society (first run as "Green ICT Strategies" in February 2009). The program is accredited by the International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3),
Green ICT Strategies (ACS25): offered in the Postgraduate Program of Open Universities Australia. It was available from 2010 to students of Curtin University, Griffith University, Macquarie University, Monash University, RMIT University, Swinburne University and the University of South Australia.
About the Author
Tom Worthington is an independent ICT consultant and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the ANU. He designed the Green ICT Courses for the ACS and ANU.
Tom was the founding chair of the ACS Green ICT Group. In 1999 He was elected a Fellow of the ACS for his contribution to the development of public Internet policy. He is a past president, Fellow and Honorary Life Member of the ACS, a voting member of the Association for Computing Machinery and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Copyright © Tom Worthington, 2009
Publisher: Tomw Communications, PO Box 13, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia. Website: http://www.tomw.net.au/green
- ISBN: 978-0-9806201-7-7 (Website October 2009)
- ISBN: 978-0-9806201-4-6 (Hardcover January 2010)
- ISBN: 978-0-9806201-3-9 (Paperback October 2009)
- ISBN: 978-0-9806201-2-2 (PDF e-Book October 2009)
- ISBN: 978-0-9806201-6-0 (Amazon Kindle e-Book January 2010)
- ISBN: 978-0-9806201-5-3 (Large-print Paperback January 2010)
- IMS Content Package, May 2011
- Moodle Backup File, May 2011
- Apple iPad and other ePub readers, June 2011
New edition available: ICT Sustainability: Assessment and Strategies for a Low Carbon Future, September 2011.
The notes were first published as an electronic and paperback book in 2009 (Green ICT, Tom Worthington, Tomw Communications, 2009). Students can download or print their own copy of the e-book from the course learning management system, which is likely to be more up to date.
Green Technology Strategies: Using computers and telecommunications to reduce carbon emissions by Tom Worthington is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Australia License.
Selected by the National Library of Australia for long-term preservation in the PANDORA Archive of online publications by Australian authors.