Today, I got to publish part 1 of this series, focusing on estimating the internet's carbon footpringt at large. I look at social media, online advertising, video streaming, connected devices, and artificial intelligence to get a sense of the scale of emissions that can be attributed to the internet. My calculations get me to around... Continue Reading →
Published as a discussion starter for the virtual Raisina Dialogue 2021 (compiled in the Raisina Edit series), I was delighted to capture some of my thoughts on Artificial Intelligence -- both its potential and open questions when it comes to environmental impacts. In short: "To innovate sustainably, we must ensure that we have the details... Continue Reading →
In January 2020, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet, engage, and learn with an incredible cohort of young leaders and thinkers during the Asian Forum on Global Governance (AFGG) fellowship, taking place in the margins of the Raisina Dialogue, New Delhi, India. And because our discussions were indeed engaging and thought-provoking, I couldn't be... Continue Reading →
In 2021, we curated the first ever dedicated sustainability space at Mozfest -- virtually, of course. It's been a great turnout with many interesting and engaging sessions, and so, so many people contributing and supporting one another to pull it all off: Thank you! It was a busy 10 days, so I didn't get to... Continue Reading →
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.