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Telecommunication Economics

Volume 7216 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 126-137

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Environmental Impact of ICT on the Transport Sector

  • Morten FalchAffiliated withCMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen

Abstract

This section analyses the environmental impact of ICT. This is done through an analysis on how two specific applications (tele-work and teleshopping) affect transport behavior. These two applications are considered to have a large potential with regard to savings in energy consumption.

Keywords

Green ICT Tele-work Teleshopping Telecommuting ICT impact on transport