Part 1: Why Is Sustainable IT Important?

Part 1 is the story of the “why” and the clear and present dangers humanity face today – that is, the climate crisis. How did we get here, what are the immediate threats, and what are the planetary boundaries we need to bring back to safe levels?

The first chapter in this part will teach you about the basics of climate change and allow you to understand the breadth and depth that digitalization and hyper-connectivity have on our society. The chapter will draw upon facts and figures from prominent institutions such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), our world in data; climate advocates such as Christiana Figueres, David Attenborough, Bill Gates, Al Gore, and John Doerr; and reputable ...

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