Including second order effects in environmental assessments of ICT

@article{Rivera2014IncludingSO,
  title={Including second order effects in environmental assessments of ICT},
  author={Miriam B{\"o}rjesson Rivera and Cecilia H{\aa}kansson and {\AA}sa Svenfelt and G{\"o}ran Finnveden},
  journal={Environmental Modelling and Software},
  year={2014},
  volume={56},
  pages={105-115}
}
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can have both negative and positive impacts on the environment. Immediate negative environmental impacts arise due to the production, use and disposal of ICT products, while positive effects can arise because ICT products and services replace other products. Other, more indirect consequences of introducing new technologies include e.g. that money saved by reducing costs due to ICT-induced energy efficiency, is being used in consumption of other… CONTINUE READING
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