When we think about climate change, the main sources of carbon emissions that come to mind for most of us are heavy industries like petroleum, mining and transportation. Rarely do we point the finger at computer technologies. In fact, many experts view the cyber-world of information and computer technologies (ICT) as our potential savior, replacing many of our physical activities with a lower-carbon virtual alternative. That is not what our study, recently published in the Journal of … [Read more...]
Dr. Lotfi Belkhir is a physicist, inventor, entrepreneur and currently the Endowed Chair in Eco-Entrepreneurship at the Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice at McMaster University, Canada.