Climate Savers Computing InitiativeJune 12, 2007 at 11:11 pm | Posted in Climate change, Climate heroes, Climate Savers, Global warming | 1 Comment
Intel and Google Join with Dell, EDS, EPA, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, PG&E, World Wildlife Fund and Others to Launch Climate Savers Computing Initiative
Broad Effort Organized to Drive Energy-Efficient Computing; Goal to Save $5.5 Billion in Energy Costs and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 54 Million Tons Per Year*
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intel Corporation and Google Inc. joined with Dell, EDS, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, PG&E, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and more than 25 additional organizations today announced the Climate Savers Computing Initiative (www.climatesaverscomputing.org). The goal of the new broad-based environmental effort is to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by setting aggressive new targets for energy-efficient computers and components, and promoting the adoption of energy-efficient computers and power management tools worldwide.
Why do we need to save our climate, why now, and … why me? We all know doubters and it is often hard to respond to their assertions.
Click on the panda to see WWF’s easy-to-use index to a famous Grist list giving tips on how to respond to a climate skeptic.
I became a member of WWF more than thirty years ago—when it was known as World Wildlife Fund—and have supported the work of WWF since.