Tag: Environment

Environmental Study Group at the SAI

Sociology Association of Ireland (SAI) Environment & Society Study Group – Submission to the Climate Action Plan 2024 Public Consultation

To The Department of Environment, Climate and Communications, In the following consultation submission, you will find our recommendations and comments on various aspects of the proposed Climate Action Plan 2024, broken down by chapter and, in some cases, by specific section. We thank you in advance for reading our consultation submission and considering our recommendations …

Digital Citizenship

The Digital World’s Environmental Impact

Introduction The production, consumption and disposal of the digital world has considerable environmental impacts. Hodgson (2015) states that global data centres are producing the same amount of emissions as aviation. E-waste and the ways in which to manage it are contestable. In 1998 electrical and electronic waste was estimated to be 6 million tonnes and …

Digital Citizenship

The impact the overuse of technology has on humans and the environment

This blog post would like to critically examine the driving factors that see an acceleration in the use of communicative technology. The general theme throughout will be how technology is taking away from human interaction and increasing other social issues. To carry out this research, the blog will explore the disruption in relationships in society …