Three Environmental Discourses in HCI.

Goodman, E. 2009. Three Environmental Discourses in HCI. In Proc. CHI EA ’09: 2535-2544.

A review of the past decade of human-computer interaction relating to environmental issues identifies three discourses whose commitments and assumptions have consequences for the design of new interfaces and interactive systems: sustainable interaction design, re-visioning consumption and citizen sensing. It suggests two promising directions for future research: participatory design and infrastructure.