To be fair to the authors
They have actually tried to help with the environmental issues of ICT. If politicians using 1984 as their implementation guide demand more IT projects then perhaps we can ask them to sell off enough of their second homes to match the carbon footprint? I will be happy to calculate the carbon footprint of the National Identity Card scheme and help 'offset' this by eliminating unnecessary political energy expenditure, or perhaps we could just eliminate unnecessary politicians...
The common sense suggestions such as not renewing all your desktop machines every 10 minutes and claiming it is 'green' because these shiny new machines use 1/4 watt less than the old ones needed saying.
There are some issues with the report where it tries to provide simplistic answers to much more complex issues such as the data centre. The use of vendor press releases as cited sources for information is also rather questionable but the report is a worthwhile first step.