Green Information Science: Information Science and its Interaction with Green Computing and Technology for Eco Friendly Information Infrastructure

Prantosh Kumar Paul

Abstract


A Green Environmental policy in today’s age is an urgent requirement in almost all types of organizations, institutions and enterprises, whether it is a government or private, profit making or non-profiteering, small or large, production based or service oriented. The increasing rate of carbon dioxide in air creates so many environmental hazards. Therefore organizations are putting environmental agenda during establishment of building, campus or during purchase of equipments, machines, tools which are less energy consuming and recyclable and less carbon based. In this paper aspects of green technology and computing (including building Information Systems) discussed. The requirements of GISc for starting an academic programme for building green eco friendly information infrastructure are also suggested to the academic community.


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