Online video is not just having a big impact on the media landscape, but it will have a positive impact on the environment, according to Robert Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet.

Metcalfe believes that online video and conferencing can ameliorate the need for travel.  So, watch online video and shrink your carbon footprint!

I have republished this interview which was originally tapped at the MIT Museum about 18 months ago.

For tips how to be green, check out this post on Mashable.

Happy Earth Day.

—  Andy Plesser