IT Trends :: Thursday, November 16, 2006


Global E-mail Lists and Reduction of Global Carbon Emissions

By Terry Calhoun

A month or so ago I was at the kickoff meeting for an interesting new initiative to get college and university presidents to commit their institutions to major accomplishments toward solving global warming. It’s called the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) and I presume that you will all be hearing more about it as we move into 2007.

At that meeting, at Arizona State University in Tempe, I nearly made a suggestion that seemed at first to be a really good one, but then like a really bad one. It’s rare that I actually manage to keep my mouth shut under such circumstances, and I am proud that I did. On the other hand, I’m going to share the idea with you here, so that you can see just how bad it was, or not, so the effort did not last...

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