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Does ecommerce take cars off the road?

The least surprising result of COVID-19 was growth in ecommerce sales. Households stuck in lockdown brought a huge jump in online sales. It’s been a discussion point for environmentalists whether…

How to choose the greenest cloud

The internet is one of the fastest growing users of energy on Earth. It’s quite hard to estimate its size, but some place it at around 3-5% of the entire…

Coffee’s carbon footprint

It’s a daily habit which I hadn’t really thought about. Coffee is the fuel for the modern office world, and consequently one of the most important crops on Earth. Small…