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.
You can read the full post including process, strategic goals, and the four principles we've set for engaging on this issue on the Mozilla Blog: https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2020/05/28/mozillas-journey-to-environmental-sustainability/ All I can say: It feels really good to finally be able to share a first insight into my new role, the challenges and opportunities that come with it.... Continue Reading →
Am 23. April durfte ich gemeinsam mit der Parlamentarischen Staatssekretärin im BMU Rita Schwarzelühr-Stutter und Prof. Dr. Stefan Naumann vom Umweltcampus Birkenfeld zum Thema Nachhaltigkeit mit Blick auf Hard- und Software diskutieren. Es war definitiv ein interessantes Format, mit vielen guten Frage und Ideen, die ich nicht nur in meiner neuen Rolle als Mozillas Nachhaltigkeitsbeauftragte... Continue Reading →
Welcome to the Museum of the Fossilized Internet. This museum was founded in 2050 to commemorate two decades of a fossil-free internet and to invite museum visitors to experience what the coal and oil-powered internet of 2020 was like. Gasp at the horrors of surveillance capitalism. Nod knowingly at the plague of spam. Be baffled... Continue Reading →