COMPUTING EMITS CO2. WE STARTED MEASURING HOW MUCH.
A single datacenter can consume large amounts of energy to run computing code. An innovative new tracking tool is designed to measure the climate impact of artificial intelligence.
Kadan Lottick, Silvia Susai, Sorelle Friedler, and Jonathan Wilson. Energy Usage Reports: Environmental awareness as part of algorithmic accountability. NeurIPS Workshop on Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning, 2019. https://arxiv.org/abs/1911.08354