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.

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.

Nov 13, 2022

Cliff Notes - How it is 🐢

An American Indian study of the white western worldview, and how we might reinvestigate those beliefs in our search for a healthier relationship with the planet.

Oct 26, 2022

What if I didn't take that all-expenses paid trip? ✈️

Is climate an accounting problem or a cultural one? In passing up a company trip to Hawaii in order to curb my carbon footprint, I tried to make the numbers mean something.

Oct 11, 2022

AI Tradeoffs ⚖️

Examining the cost of training and using AI models vs their potential environmental benefits

Oct 1, 2022

We Are the Weather ⛅

If every human made these three simple changes, we'd meet our climate targets.