Sustainable Software Engineering: What is Electricity? | One Dev Question

Most people think of electricity as clean. In fact, electricity is one of the dirtiest things on the planet. That's because most electricity is still created through burning fossil fuels, mostly coal. And that's why an application that consumes less electricity is more sustainable because electricity is a proxy for carbon. As sustainable software engineers, it's our responsibility to understand electricity a lot better. Learn more in Principle 2 of Sustainable Software Engineering.