Bringing The Green Web to WordPress
The Internet’s usage of dirty energy is a growing concern. The Internet’s data centres alone may already have the same CO₂ footprint as global air travel. For the first time, this year’s Internet Health Report by the Mozilla Foundation has explicitly stated that sustainability should be a bigger priority for the industry. WordPress is the […]
What your company needs to know about carbon and technology
The future of technology is low-carbon, and why companies should be paying attention. Messages, tweets, and streaming videos—the electricity needed to keep these and the rest of our digital lives churning adds up to an estimated 830 million tons of CO2 annually. Put another way: if the internet were a country, it would be the […]
Germany has the most green hosted domains within the top 1m sites
The Green Web Foundation in Sweden has compiled a top 10 of countries that harbor the most green sites within the Alexa top one million: sites that are running on green energy. Of the 185 countries that have at least one site within the top million, only 41 countries have green hosted domains, so there […]
.Koeln is the greenest city domain!
Last year saw the introduction of many new Top Level Domains (TLD’s). A special class are the city TLD’s, like ‘.amsterdam’, ‘.rio’ or ‘.tokyo’. It makes sense for cities, companies and non-profits to use these domains, for instance travel.taipei is short and to the point. So the registrations go well, NYC is on top with […]
Why every greencheck counts
As you know, we have compiled a list of hosting companies that run on renewable energy. Others do not have that option, but make sure their operations are at least carbon neutral. Most hosting companies however, simply do not care much about the environmental impact of their activities, and they think that you will never […]
Green data centers: easier & cheaper than you think
Data centers are formidable energy suckers, accounting for a large share of Internet energy consumption. Worse, they rely heavily on fossil power. Yet slashing their carbon footprint is far from inconceivable. Cloud computing technologies may help.