Dr. Ben Abraham is a researcher with a passion for games + sustainability
Ben is a world-leading researcher focussing on the environmental impact of the digital games industry. His first book, Digital Games After Climate Change was published in early 2022 and set an ambitious pathway for decarbonization of the industry.
He is also the founder of AfterClimate a research and consultancy with unique expertise in helping game developers understand and act to reduce their carbon emissions. AfterClimate provides research, consulting and advisory services giving organisations looking for confidence in the integrity of their emissions reporting and climate actions.
Recent projects include work with game development studio Paper House (Melbourne) to identify emissions reduction opportunities, with Keywords Studios Australia identifying strategic opportunities for emissions reductions and modelling for an international workforce.
Ben has experience presenting research and consulting with some of the industry’s biggest players, including Intel and others, and is presented at the 2022 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
He previously worked in the School of Communication at the University of Technology, Sydney, from 2016 to 2020.