15 Feb '12, 1pm

Koomey: Why Entrepreneurs Offer the Best Hope as Climate Heroes

Koomey: Why Entrepreneurs Offer the Best Hope as Climate Heroes

For the last year, we have been talking at great length about the convergence of technologies that promise to reshape business, people and the planet. The concept of VERGE explores the massive opportunities for business created by innovations in buildings, energy, vehicles and IT (and by the way, we're hosting a three-day VERGE event next month in Washington, D.C. -- be sure to check it out). Jonathan Koomey , who's long been one of the leading researchers on green IT -- energy efficiency in data centers , among many other topics -- has harnessed his 25 years of work as a research and analyst on energy, climate and IT issues in a new book that explores how those opportunities are ripe for the plucking by entrepreneurs. "Cold Cash, Cool Climate: Science-based Advice for Ecological Entrepreneurs ," published today by Analytics Press, does what it says on the tin: Offers a lo...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/02/15/koomey-why-entrep...

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