The article also points out that the greenest way to save on ink is not to print at all. That's the philosophy Microsoft Corp. said it uses in deciding which fonts to include in its Outlook and Word applications. The more pleasing a font looks on the screen, the less tempted someone will be to print, said Simon Daniels, a program manager for Microsoft's typography group. That's why the company changed its defaults in Office 2007 from Arial and Times New Roman to Calibri and Cambria (Yes, there was an environmental reason). "We're trying to move the threshold of when people hit the print button," he said.
There is no discussion of the ink usage of Comic Sans, the annoying font that inspired the Ban Comic Sans movement.