The climate crisis and the internet

This post is part of a collection of writing about the climate crisis and the internet’s role in it. Topics will include recommended reading, meaningful action, personal reflections, a maintenance mindset, and the creative potential of a carbon neutral internet. Prologue Rare has it been…

A Carbon Neutral Internet

Earth’s CO2 concentrations have hit their highest levels in 3 million years. In the same period, the internet reached 4.4 billion active users. A recent Nature article estimates that the internet produces 2% of global emissions, putting it on par with the aviation industry. Contributing…

Contemplation on not-ending, not-concluding

My residency in motherhood Many months ago, I set out to understand what a “small utopia” meant to me. Prompted by the birth of my son, and against the backdrop of social and political upheaval the world over, I strove to reevaluate what matters to…

It’s capitalism, stupid.

Residency report: March I’m well into my activist-in-residency in motherhood, and it seems like a good moment to write up my thoughts so far as I read and talk to friends about utopias and “a better world”. I began this project with a far-reaching syllabus,…

Activist in residency (in motherhood)

What is it? This is a self-directed residency taking place during my parental leave. Over the next few months, between nap times and playing with my infant son, I’d like to investigate: Small utopias. What does “a better world” mean to me? What intellectual and…