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Cell phones, TVs and other electronics break or become obsolete at an ever-accelerating pace. And we’ve got the landfills to prove it…
What’s hogging energy under the computer’s hood, and how new models and new habits can help consumers save.
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Electronics manufacturers use arsenic as an efficient conductor of electricity, useful when periodic strong bursts are needed, but is it poisoning us?
The Virtual Environment Green groups and businesses, usually distrustful of technology, are setting up shop online
In his office at WebWorld in Seattle, Roger Adams is working on the United Nations Environment Programme’s on-line action guide for community organizations. He e-mails drafts to the working groups, and is told that the guide needs more material on sustainable agriculture. Adams writes a quick query on his Macintosh and "uplinks" it into a "listserve," which automatically sends it on to 2,000 environmentalists around the world. He goes back to working on his document, with the e-mail program working in the background. Within an hour, a listserve subscriber in South Africa has sent him the material he needs. Adams copies the material into his document, attributes it, and completes a new draft, which he immediately e-mails back to the working group.