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Knowledge base: Sustainable ICT

This section provides access to knowledge related to the RESPONDER multinational knowledge brokerage events on Sustainable ICT.

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Background papers

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Green ICT for Sustainable Consumption?
This paper provides background material on the core issues of the RESPONDER project and the 2nd Multinational Knowledge Brokerage Event on Green ICT for Sustainable Consumption? in order to promote active participation and engagement in the debate.
Karin Dobernig Karin Dobernig - How can ICT contribute to Green Growth?
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Background paper on Green ICT for Growth and Sustainability?
This paper provided background material on the 1st Multinational Knowledge Brokerage Event on Green ICT for Growth and Sustainability?

Knowledge units & posters

  • ICT-Supported Behavior Change

  • The Roles of Households in the Smart Grid

  • Smart Meters - The Land of Promises

  • Cloud Computing - Promises, Challenges & Open Questions

  • Labelling of Consumer Electronics - Examples of mandatory and voluntary eco-labels in the EU

  • Television - A Story of Untamed Growth

System maps

Questions & Answers (Q&A)

Here we provide answers to questions collected during the RESPONDER multinational knowledge brokerage events on Sustainable ICT. If you have additional quesitons - or answers - we invite you to get into contact with us (responder@scp-responder.eu) or to start or get involved in a discussion in the RESPONDER discussion fora.

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In how far can ICT supported information systems actually lead to behavioral change towards sustainability?

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The knowledge unit PDFICT-Supported Behavior Change (PFD, 470 kB) has been produced in view of answering this question.

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Can carbon accounting be an option to leverage ICT for sustainable consumption?

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How could a common methodology to assess environmental impacts of ICT look like?

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What are the key trends in ICT and their implications for sustainable consumption?

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How can we design policies and practices to realize the potential of ICTs and promote a process towards sustainable consumption?

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What is the potential of cloud computing as enabler of sustainable consumption?

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How do smart meters in the smart grid affect household energy consumption and carbon emissions?

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Relevant scientific/political/etc. publications

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