Computers Emit as Much Carbon as Aviation Does

From the Economist:

The overall volume of emissions is comparable with that from aviation. But the IT industry, unlike aviation, has not provoked the wrath of environmental campaigners. Perhaps that is because computers are less visibly polluting, or their use is not deemed, like air travel, to be frivolous and unnecessary.

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