Mike Heavers Mike Heavers Design Technologist @ Mozilla

Tech. Climate. Culture.

I’m a Design Technologist at Mozilla focused on humans’ relationship to technology and the natural world. My goal is to contribute to impactful solutions that address the climate crisis in ways that foster a healthier relationship between our devices, our surroundings, and each other. This site serves as a way to document and share that progress with others.

May 1, 2023

Where do you start? Create a Climate Action Venn Diagram ♾️

Using Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson's Climate Venn Diagram to help determine where to best contribute to Climate Action

Apr 10, 2023

Create Your Future of Food 🌱

Can AI help you imagine a better food system in 2040 and the role you might play in it? Try this future predictor and find out.

Mar 9, 2023

The Seer & the Supersensorium 🔮

Artists, Dreams, and Overfitting to an AI Future

Feb 12, 2023

The need for repairability data in the move to greener electronics 🛠️

Attempting to surface the repairability of phones, laptops, tablets, and TVs by scraping the iFixit and French Repairability Index websites

Feb 7, 2023

Cliff Notes - What We Owe The Future 💸

A Longtermist View on how to create a sustainable future

Jan 31, 2023

Sustainable Travel Ain't Easy 🚃

In trying to travel by train, I learn how slow travel confronts climate change, bureaucracy, and convenience capitalism.

Jan 7, 2023

Climate data for meaningful personal impact 📈

Data on the way our actions shape the environment, and individual changes we can make to shift the numbers in the right direction.

Dec 28, 2022

Top Environmental Highlights of 2022 🎞️

Here are the top facts and figures I highlighted from my sustainability research this year.

Dec 21, 2022

Calculating Product Carbon Emissions with Ditch Carbon 😶‍🌫️

Using the Ditch Carbon API to calculate the product lifecycle carbon emissions of the products in Mozilla's 2022 Privacy Not Included Guide.

Nov 27, 2022

A Carbon Calculator for Company Travel 🗺️

Flying is one of the most carbon intensive activities an individual can do. So when a company sends all of its employees to a far-off destination the environmental impact is heavy. Here's a tool that helps makes the case to skip that company off-site.