Proceedings of EnviroInfo and ICT for Sustainability 2015

Session: ConverStation III

13 articles
David Franquesa, Leandro Navarro, David L´opez, Xavier Bustamante, Santiago Lamora
Digital Devices or Electric and Electronic Equipment (EEE) are scrapped at an alarming rate instead of being salvaged, fixed, and reused. For the reuse sector to flourish, donors, receivers, and reuse centers need services and technologies to gain effectiveness, efficiency, and traceability to reach...
Oliver Bates, Carolynne Lord, Bran Knowles, Adrian Friday, Adrian Clear, Mike Hazas
HCI and Ubicomp research often centres around the support of humans interacting with digital technology. Despite this obvious focus, there seems to be less work on understanding how these digital technologies can lead to growth in use, dependence, and influence practices in everyday life. In this paper...
Jack H. Townsend
Previous strategic analyses of the field of ICT for sustainability (ICT4S) have often underplayed the role of ICTs in linking large numbers of people, in shaping and transferring ideas, and also the range of sustainability effects that ICTs can cause. The Digital Taxonomy for Sustainability (digitaltaxonomy.com)...
Miriam Börjesson Rivera, Elina Eriksson, Josefin Wangel
ICT, information and communications technology, has radically transformed our world and is now an inextricable part of what it means to live a normal life as a citizen, at least in high income countries. This has led to a situation where ICT has become so taken for granted that it has lost its visibility....
Rolfe A. Leary, Vivian Kvist Johannsen
We present a hierarchical triangular framework to guide Anthropocene governing research. We lay out basic system levels and inter-relations. We include a ‘human’ level, and address the different affects human activities are exerting on the other levels and interrelations. We point out that in more recent...
Christian Hinrichs, Michael Sonnenschein, Adam Gray, Curran Crawford
The increasing pervasion of information and communication technology (ICT) in the power grid motivates innovative research towards intelligent system control. Especially against the background of the growing share of renewable generation, novel approaches that mitigate e. g. grid expansion costs are...