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Opponents Highlight the Environmental Impact of Artificial Intelligence

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Opponents Highlight the Environmental Impact of Artificial Intelligence

Opponents Highlight the Environmental Impact of Artificial Intelligence

Opponents Highlight the, Environmental Impact of , Artificial Intelligence .

VentureBeat reports that the CEO of OpenAI has asked for $7 trillion to develop a project aimed at dramatically increasing the world's chip capacity.

VentureBeat reports that the CEO of OpenAI has asked for $7 trillion to develop a project aimed at dramatically increasing the world's chip capacity.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman said the "wildly ambitious" project would also vastly improve the ability to power advanced AI models.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman said the "wildly ambitious" project would also vastly improve the ability to power advanced AI models.

However, opponents of the proposed project have expressed concerns over the environmental impact of Altman's plan.

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If it does work out, the amount of natural resources that will be required is just mind-boggling.

Even if the energy is renewable (which it isn’t guaranteed to be), the quantity of water and rare earth minerals required is astronomical, Sasha Luccioni, Climate lead and researcher at Hugging Face, via VentureBeat.

In September of 2023, 'Fortune' reported that AI tools were responsible for a 34% spike in Microsoft's water consumption.

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In September of 2023, 'Fortune' reported that AI tools were responsible for a 34% spike in Microsoft's water consumption.

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Another study from 2023 revealed that OpenAI's training for GPT-3 consumed 700,000 liters of water.

Another study from 2023 revealed that OpenAI's training for GPT-3 consumed 700,000 liters of water.

Sasha Luccioni, climate lead and researcher at Hugging Face, has criticized Nvidia for a lack of transparency regarding the company's environmental footprint.

Sasha Luccioni, climate lead and researcher at Hugging Face, has criticized Nvidia for a lack of transparency regarding the company's environmental footprint.

Nvidia has yet to publish any information about the environmental footprint of their manufacturing, Sasha Luccioni, Climate lead and researcher at Hugging Face, via VentureBeat.

Luccioni points out that rather than improving over time, transparency regarding the environmental impact of AI has gotten worse.

If you look at the PaLM 1 paper from Google, which was in 2022, and then Palm 2 [released in May 2023], the amount of information they provided drastically dropped, Sasha Luccioni, Climate lead and researcher at Hugging Face, via VentureBeat.

Now [companies] don’t even say how long it took [to train], how many chips they used, there’s absolutely no information provided anymore, Sasha Luccioni, Climate lead and researcher at Hugging Face, via VentureBeat


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