What if we chatted about carbon emissions like we chat about the weather?

If we knew a bit more about where our electricity comes from each day, would we change how we use it? What if the numbers, scales and ranges became more familiar, and less like scientific jargon? This prototype uses data from the brilliant carbonintensity.org.uk to imagine a daily Carbon Forecast for Britain.

Seeing CO2, Feeling kWh

Most Brits could tell you what 20 degrees Celsius feels like—what about 200 grams of CO2 per kilowatt hour? What everyday analogies might make this simpler to talk about? In Britain, household chores are often linked to the changeable weather, so how about something like...

Making as Thinking

We do small studio projects like this to explore ideas, practice craft, and have fun. If you’d like to know more about Extraordinary Facility, discuss a project, or just say hello, get in touch.

* Assuming an average tumbledryer is rated at 2000 watts.

Getting Data...

Hello. This is an exploratory prototype. Right now it’s best enjoyed on large screens in landscape format.

❤️,  EF