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How smartphones are heating up the planet

By Lotfi Belkhir, Associate Professor & Chair of Eco-Entrepreneurship, McMaster University. Smart phones are rarely recycled and that’s just one reason tech devices are increasing our carbon footprints. Here Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, is seen in 2016 talking about new iPhones. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) When we think about climate…