The Invisible, and Growing Ecological Footprint of Digital Technology

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Year of Publication: 2020

Publication City: Bridport, UK

Publisher: The Land is Ours

Author(s): Paul Mobbs

Journal: The Land Magazine

Volume: 26

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The elements of our lifestyle which we most closely identify with tend to be off-limits to any critical discussion. This is one explanation as to why recent research on the impact of digital technology is missing from the popular ecological debate. But as 96% of British adults have a mobile device the footprint of digital technology can no longer be ignored. From electronic waste to carbon emissions, it’s taking on a life of its own.

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