Is it important for IT to be environmentally friendly?

From ComputerWeekly:

Green issues are climbing the IT agenda as power costs escalate and legislation such as the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive begins to bite. IT professionals were this week in unanimous agreement that green IT is important, both commercially and environmentally.

A report by technology analyst firm BroadGroup highlighted power costs as a high priority for IT. It said power was now accounting for 30% of datacentre operating costs on average, following the recent sustained rise in electricity charges.

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