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How Computer Hardware Is Tied Up With Climate Change - Treehugger

How Computer Hardware Is Tied Up With Climate Change - Treehugger

Thailand has experienced incredible amounts of flooding since July , which has left hundreds dead and billions in damage. BusinessWeek notes that around 9,850 factories have been flooded, which include factories in the supply chains of companies like Apple and Toyota. Dvice points out, "Western Digital, Hitachi, Seagate, and Toshiba are all facing direct production issues as a result of the flooding, and even Korean companies such as Samsung are having trouble getting the specific components that they need to build their own drives, like a motor

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