The digital economy and natural resources: an interview with the international radio program "Under the Sun."

By Heather Creech on July 20, 2011

Heather Creech is interviewed by Chloé Saint-Ville, host and radio producer for the program, Under the Sun, broadcast June 2011 on Near FM, Dublin, and Radio Sofaia Altitude, Guadalope. The interview explores the emergence of the digital economy and its impact on the environment, including energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and natural resource extraction of the necessary rare metals for production. The implications for sustainable development in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector are considered.