Information Environmentalism

An article in the Christian Science Monitor looks at the <strong>information environmentalism movement</strong> in an article titled "<a href="http://search.csmonitor.com/search_content/0510/p11s02-stct.html">E-serenity, now!</a>" [May 10, 2004].<br /> <br /> <img src="http://www.planetizen.com/tech/files//keyboard.jpg" alt="keyboard" align="right" /><br /> <br /> <blockquote>"The newest polluters are not chemical manufacturers leaking toxins into the air. Neither are they logging conglomerates clearing ancient forests nor avaricious developers turning wetlands into strip malls. The newest polluters are in your pocket, atop your desk, or clogging your telephone lines with streams of digital effluent."</blockquote>

May 11, 2004, 5:00 PM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


An article in the Christian Science Monitor looks at the information environmentalism movement in an article titled "E-serenity, now!" [May 10, 2004].

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"The newest polluters are not chemical manufacturers leaking toxins into the air. Neither are they logging conglomerates clearing ancient forests nor avaricious developers turning wetlands into strip malls. The newest polluters are in your pocket, atop your desk, or clogging your telephone lines with streams of digital effluent."

"Information overload is a problem, not only because people get so much information, but because they get it out of context."

How do you cope with information overload?


Abhijeet Chavan

Abhijeet Chavan is the co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of Planetizen and the executive producer of Planetizen Courses.

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