Welcome

Foreword: Envisioning a Sustainable Internet
Maddie Stone

Letter from the Editors
Michelle Thorne and Chris Adams

Designing Branch: Sustainable Interaction Design Principles
Tom Jarrett

Solarpunk and Other Speculative Futures

One Vision, One World. Whose World Then?
Vândria Borari and Camila Nobrega

The Museum of the Fossilized Internet
Gabi Ivens, Joana Moll and Michelle Thorne

Today Google Stops Funding Climate Change Deniers
Extinction Rebellion NYC

Repairing Our Relationship with Technology
Janet Gunter

Critical Art and Carbon Aware Design

The Hidden Life of an Amazon User
Joana Moll

Don’t Press Snooze: Design in a Crisis
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino

Design for Carbon-Aware Digital Experiences
Lu Ye

Signal: A Poem
Taylor Rowe

Sustainable Web Craft

10 Rules for Building a Low-Impact Website
Jesper Hyldahl Fogh

Sustainability in Software Engineering
Bill Johnson

Reflections on Running a Sustainable Digital Agency
Tom Greenwood

Hands-On Sustainable Web Design
Laurent Devernay

AI Promises and Perils

AI and Climate Change: The Promise, the Perils and Pillars for Action
Eirini Maliaraki

Alexa, Save the Planet
Brett Gaylor

Climate Action in Tech

Seeing Black and Green in Tech
Melissa Hsiung

If I am a Techie, How Can I Help Solve Climate Change?
Kamal Kapadia

Policy and Advocacy

The Story is a Forest: How to Talk About Climate Change
Christine LaRiviere

When Policy Responds to Reality: Transformative Policy Futures
Chenai Chair

Interconnected: Sustainability on the Agenda
Michael J. Oghia

About Branch

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Alexa, Save the Planet

Screenshot from The Internet of Everything: Episode 2 Alexa, Save the Planet

Director Brett Gaylor reveals the hidden sides of the networked world in the series The Internet of Everything. In this episode, Brett invites a smart assistant into his home to see how artificial intelligence works. Behind each of these internet-enabled objects, an ecological struggle is taking place.

The Internet of Everything is produced with EyeSteelFilm in association with CBCDocs and Arte France. For broadcast on RTVE Spain, Channel 8 Israel, VG Norway + RTV Slovenia.

About the director

Brett Gaylor is a creative director, activist, documentary filmmaker and technologist. He worked for years in senior management at the Mozilla Foundation and produced media work documenting the Internet’s slide from democratic wonderland to dystopic surveillance market, such as the award-winning series Do Not Track.