"The report identified seven areas in which the telecommunications industry could implement solutions to cut carbon emissions, ranging from the use of broadband to remotely manage power for appliances not in use or left on stand-by, to using teleworking and high-definition video conferencing to decrease reliance on commuting by car and air travel."Meanwhile a piece at InterGovWorld by Rosie Lombardi shows how "new technologies will play a big role in developing the economy" in Saskkatchewan where young people have been leaving for the boom-towns of Alberta. The article contiunes:
"However, we've seen a shift in the past two years with folks returning as Alberta acquires more big-city problems," says Richard Murray, executive director of IT policy and planning at the Province of Saskatchewan. We have a number of advantages here: small-town life, inexpensive cost of living, beautiful environment," he says. With the rise of teleworking, it will soon become unnecessary for people to leave to get jobs or start businesses."
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