We regroup here resources that can be used to learn more about green computing, some from us, but also links to other websites and initiative (suggestions on what to add to the list welcome!).

Carbon footprint estimation for computational research

What tool to choose?

We published a short piece discussing the pros and cons of the different options.

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The carbon footprint of computational biology, an EMBL-EBI training webinar.

A training webinar

We did a webinar with EMBL-EBI’s training team, the recording is available with the slides!

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Ten simple rules to make your computing more environmentally sustainable

What can you do today?

Here are 10 simple ways in which you can reduce the impacy of your work.

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Other resources available online

  • You can check the carbon intensity of a location live on electricitymaps.com.
  • To tackle the carbon footprint of “wet” labs, there is the LEAF framework.
  • The 1point5 lab initiative is an international, cross-disciplinary collective of French academics who share a common goal: to better understand and reduce the environmental impact of research.
  • Curious about the energy usage of Bitcoin? There is a tool for that here.