A Talk with Katie Singer on the environmental impact of technology


Author Katie Singer (An Electronic Silent Spring) focuses now on reporting the energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, extractions, toxic waste and other hazards of the Internet, solar PV systems, industrial wind and electric vehicles–and what we can do to reduce these impacts. Along with the Belgian engineer Miguel Coma, Katie publishes articles about nature and technology with Wall Street International Magazine ( Join us for the first in a series of podcasts with Katie and Miguel. Their articles are available at
P.S. The list of 100 of the 1000+ substances in one smartphone (which Katie mentions during her talk, along with her dream that every smartphone user research ONE substance’s supply chain) is available at
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