Tag: cap and trade

Even Datacenters Can’t Afford to Live in California

Jul 26, 2010 |

Although admired for its efforts to curb greenhouse emissions via legislation that targets people where they feel it most–the pocketbook–California could be extending legislation that will have a direct impact on the viability of data center construction and operation in the state.

The Coming ‘C’ Change in Datacenters

Jun 15, 2010 |

The good folks at the Uptime Institute estimate that datacenter CO2 emissions will quadruple between 2010 and 2020; also that annual global datacenter CO2 emissions are already on par with the CO2 emissions of the airline industry, or even entire countries. Maybe we should put datacenters in airplanes and keep all the CO2 flying around.