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Addressing HPC's Carbon Footprint
DescriptionLast year's panel "HPC's Growing Sustainability Challenges and Emerging Approaches" gave an excellent introduction to the carbon impact of HPC along with ideas for carbon mitigation. This BoF we will focus on concrete actions that data center operators and users can undertake to reduce HPC's carbon footprint. These range from using more energy efficient processors, to improved cooling, extending the lifetime of computing equipment, shifting load from regions with carbon-intense electricity to regions where the vast majority of electricity comes from renewable resources. Pro's and cons of various will approaches will be discussed. Audience participation and ideas will be welcome.