Announcing the Green Web Fellowship programme
We’re over the moon to share news with you about a new project made possible by a grant from the Internet Society Foundation. We’re starting our first funded Green Web Fellowship program, exploring the role climate justice plays in being a responsible technologist.
A way to think about the environmental impact of streaming services like Netflix
Because we’ve been talking about sustainability and the internet for while, every so often, we get people asking us about the environmental impact of streaming services like Netflix and so on. Sometimes, these end up as interviews, and this week I ended up being interviewed on a podcast show run by a well known national […]
Introducing the Green Web Foundation Partner API
For the last ten years we’ve been building and maintaining a database of which websites on the internet run on green energy, and when they switched, then making this data freely available to all. With some help from the nice folks at SIDN, we’ve built a new API, to allow partners to programmatically update this […]
New publication: Sustainable Web Design by Tom Greenwood
An interview with Tom Greenwood from Wholegrain Digital in London. Tom, congratulations on the release of your new book Sustainable Web Design! Great that you are willing to answer some of our questions here. Let’s start with at the beginning: when and why did you come up with the need for this book? It has […]
Tracking progress on greening the web
This week, is #letsgreentheweb week – part of a campaign organised by ClimateAction.tech, to raise awareness about environmental impact of digital services we rely on, and constructively engage with the subject. Read on to learn more about the campaign, and the new dataset browser we’re released to support it. So, if you’re on this blog, […]
Panel notes – Digital and Green Transition: Will Artificial Intelligence foster or hamper the Green New Deal?
We covered a lot of ground in an event titled “Digital and Green Transition: Will Artificial Intelligence foster or hamper the Green New Deal?”. Here are our key takeaway points from the panel discussion, and link for further research.
Starting a funding garden
At the Green Web Foundation, we’re funded by a combination of supporters through out partnership program, and grant funding for specific projects. These kind of grant funding has paid for us to open source the platform and the datasets from the green web foundation, build a degree of environmental intelligence into existing tools, and pay […]
The Pedagogy of Sustainable Web Design (part 2)
by Denis F. Doyon, Samadhi Web Design Read part 1 Green webhosting Large data centers also lease space to hosting providers, companies like GoDaddy, BlueHost and HostGator that provide server space and support for both large and small websites. Of the top 20 webhosts globally (Global Web Hosting Market Share October 2019), only two — […]
The Pedagogy of Sustainable Web Design (part 1)
by Denis F. Doyon, Samadhi Web Design Like many people, I spend a lot of time on the internet. But as a website designer, it’s my job to encourage other people to spend time on the internet (or at least, on my clients’ websites). I’ve begun to wonder how my work contributes to the climate […]