[Foundation-l] WMF-projects: Carbon neutral/low/aware website?

Bryan Tong Minh bryan.tongminh at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 17:57:48 UTC 2007

The servers should be fed from a nuclear power plant. Problem solved.

On topic: If we would have the funds to do something about the
environment, it would be great. But we don't.

And buying carbon permissions is a waste of money, that could be spend
on real environmental saving, such as machines that require less

On 6/8/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> Carbon offsetting is a very short term method of reducing emissions.
> Yes, it reduces our emissions this year, and maybe next year, but over
> the next 20 years it won't make much difference. There is a very
> limited amount of emissions that can be easily reduced - once people
> have put enough money into offsetting schemes to reduce all of them
> the cost of offsetting will grow enormously.
> Incidentally - does anyone know where I can find statistics to see if
> the "A cleaner environment starts with yourself" concept is true? What
> percentage of carbon emissions come from things a typical person can
> reduce on their own?
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