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1. Introduction

The environment and our need for ever-more energy has become two of the leading issues we have to face in our modern world.

This includes the use of fossil fuels, climate change, water management, deforestation and so on.

Computer technology has a key part to play.

It can help us to more efficiently extract the resources we need right now and it can help to handle the more harmful long term effects. On the other hand it also brings its own problems such as e-waste and increasing our energy needs.

In this section we discuss how technology is having an impact