Following my keynote at the OOP Conference 2021, InfoQ's Ben Linders interviewed me about my perspectives on a sustainable internet, asking about its environmental impact as well as things that everyone can do to help mitigate it. A write-up is available online.
On January 27, 2021, I had the pleasure and honor to join the European Parliament's AIDA Committee in a discussion on Artificial Intelligence and its role in delivering on the EU's Green Deal. The recording of the 3h hearing is available on the EP's multimedia platform. My input during the second panel focused on the... Continue Reading →
It was a big moment when I got to announce Mozilla's Climate Commitments. It's a milestone for Mozilla as an organisation and certainly everyone on the sustainability team. We are incredibly proud to finally be able to share this.You can read more about our pledge on the Mozilla blog, in short:1. Mozilla is firmly committed... Continue Reading →
The good thing about 2020? It is almost over. It has been difficult and disruptive and I can’t count the times where I was just so exhausted, tired, frustrated, sad, angry, exasperated — at the world, at isolation, lockdown, the emotional drain, anything and everything. Yet, as I wrote a brief recap for my colleagues... Continue Reading →
It was a proud moment indeed: After months and months of work with contributions from over 50 data owners working with data engineering, legal and trust, marketing as well as many more individuals, we finally released Mozilla's greenhouse gas emissions baseline report. It's been quite the learning journey, thank you to everyone involved, including those... Continue Reading →
Mozfest 2021 in March will be virtual and we will feature a sustainability space for the first time. Our goal is to bring communities together to spark hope in tackling the climate crisis jointly.
It's not a pretty number: 255t. That's the carbon budget I used up during my lifespan so far. I used the CO2 calculator of the German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt) to estimate my annual footprint, which currently amounts to 3,54t. In comparison to the average German citizen (11,6t CO2e), my carbon footprint is comparatively small and... Continue Reading →
I’ve always loved the potential of Mozilla Hubs and certainly enjoyed exploring social VR spaces as an alternative to meeting people, not least during the pandemic. Now, I finally got the opportunity to collaborate on a project.We’ve transformed and art project, the “Museum of the Fossilized Internet” into a 3D model that can be visited... Continue Reading →
In March 2020, Michelle Thorne and I announced office tours of the Museum of the Fossilized Internet as part of our new Sustainability programme. Then the pandemic hit, and we teamed up with the Mozilla Mixed Reality team to make it more accessible while also demonstrating the capabilities of social VR with Hubs. We now... Continue Reading →
Sustainability is not just about ticking a few boxes by getting your Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG) inventory, adopting goals for reduction and mitigation, and accounting in shape. Any transformation towards sustainability also needs culture change. Read the full post on the Mozilla Blog.