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We are ignoring the true cost of water-guzzling data centres

By Masaō Ashtine, Posdoctoral Researcher in Local Energy Systems, University of Oxford
David Mytton, Researcher, Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London
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The 1960s ushered in a new age of processing digital information, driven by the intelligence needs of the cold war. Moore’s law meant microchips doubled in speed every two years, shrinking costs and miniaturising machines that once filled entire rooms. Today, the smartphone probably being used to read this article is millions…


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