It takes a lot of energy for machines to learn – here's why AI is so power-hungry

Training neural networks burns through a lot of energy. As the AI field grows, it's working to keep its carbon foot print from growing with it.

Kate Saenko, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Boston University • conversation
Dec. 14, 2020 ~8 min

Why we need the opposite of a carbon tax to reduce emissions

Making the solutions cheaper – rather than the problems more expensive – could reduce emissions more fairly.

Sumedha Basu, PhD Candidate in Sustainability, University of Warwick • conversation
June 24, 2020 ~7 min