Slack channel: #d-greener-webperf
According to Mozilla’s 2018 Internet Health Report, the internet’s datacenters produce as much CO2 as air travel.
If you make websites, you can make a difference by sending less data and improving performance.
To get started, check out these links:
Greening the Web, slides by Amy Drayer: A guide to front-end optimizations
17 ways to make your website more energy efficient: Includes advice on design, content, and SEO.
How Improving Website Performance Can Help Save The Planet by Jack Lenox: Includes technical advice on measuring performance and server-side optimization.
Essential Image Optimization, by Addy Osmani: ebook on how to automate image compression
- ICT and the climate - Ericsson’s report arguing the impact of lower than previously thought. Report on the web | PDF report | background info PDF.
- PurgeCSS: Get rid of extra CSS
- Website Carbon: Estimate your website carbon footprint
- Minify resources