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Green ICT Becoming Part of China's Green Innovation Policy

A summary of China's Green Innovation policy by Jin Shang of the University of Leicester identifies Green ICT as one of the policy's four components:

4. ‘To promote development of Green ICT infrastructure and Green ICT industry’
- Green ICT and the relevant industrial development is becoming one of the most heated discussion topics in the world today.
- Huge and increasing consumption of energy by ICT infrastructure has been affecting China’s sustainable development now.
- Therefore, the development of ‘Green ICT Infrastructure’ has attracted increasing attention of the Chinese government.
- Even though there is a great ambition for developing China’s own ‘Green ICT’ industry, the technological restrictions have to be taken as one of biggest challenges affecting the overall progress.

Green ICT in China