Excellent wake up call. Your readers might be interested in some pro-active initiatives in Australia by the Australian Computer Society.
The ICT Environmental Sustainability Group ("Green ICT") is a special interest group of the Australian Computer Society. The group collaborates with other professional bodies interested in technology, the environment and sustainability.
It has an active News forum http://acseducation.edu.au/mod/forum/view.php?id=2610
ICT Environmental Sustainability Discussion Forum http://acseducation.edu.au/mod/forum/view.php?id=2624
Join ACS Green ICT Group on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/groupInvitation?gid=157413&sharedKey=7501E20D1C61
An Online Masters Level subject "Green Technology Strategies" (SFIA level 5) which can be accessed worldwide.
Australia??? You've got to be kidding...
Then why did Dell come to Australia for Dell’s worldwide announcement of its third generation modular datacenter?
Dell Drives Modular Datacenters into the Mainstream http://ideasint.blogs.com/ideasinsights/2010/11/dell-drives-modular-datacenters-into-the-mainstream.html