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Training educators with a rounder sense of purpose EducationEnvironmentSustainability

Training educators with a rounder sense of purpose

We are currently faced with a broad spectrum of social and environmental problems, ranging from climate change and the loss of biodiversity to the enormous inequalities that exist between countries and within our societies. Education[…]

IN3 project calculates environmental footprint of cloud services EnvironmentSoftwareSustainability

IN3 project calculates environmental footprint of cloud services

“Cloud servers consume the same amount of electricity as a medium-sized industrialized country like Spain. Therefore, in terms of energy consumption, this type of infrastructure is like having another country in the world,” explained researchers[…]

The Sierra de Guadarrama reflects on its future EnvironmentSustainability

The Sierra de Guadarrama reflects on its future

By Elisa Oteros-Rozas, Concepción Piñeiro, María López-Rodríguez, María Heras, Hug March and Isabel Ruiz-Mallén, members of TURBA research group.   As part of the ENVISION international research project, a group of people gathered on 9[…]

Conversations on Open Source Sustainability Open dataScience and Technology StudiesSoftwareSustainability

Conversations on Open Source Sustainability

By Javer Luis Cánovas Nowadays, Open Source Systems (OSS) has become a vital part of our society and its digital transformation. It lives in almost every device we use, ranging from mobile devices or personal[…]

Ricard Espelt: “Consumerism after COVID-19 will be more aware and responsible” ConsumerismCOVID19Sustainability

Ricard Espelt: “Consumerism after COVID-19 will be more aware and responsible”

Ricard Espelt, an expert in platform cooperativism, is a researcher with the DIMMONS (Digital Commons) research group at the UOC’s Internet Interdisciplinary Institute. In light of the health crisis linked to COVID-19, he believes that[…]