Carbon inequality and why the super-rich need to change

Over the past 25 years, the richest 10% of the global population has been responsible for more than half of all carbon emissions… Rank injustice and inequality on this scale is a cancer. If we don’t act now, this century may be our last. Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General The world’s rich consume and consume and… Continue reading Carbon inequality and why the super-rich need to change

Surf’s up, ‘dude’! Planting hemp across counties Galway, Mayo and Donegal would offset Ireland’s entire carbon footprint

A small fraction of Ireland’s arable land is enough Because hemp can absorb up to 10 tons of carbon dioxide per acre/0.4ha, and in just one season, hemp is a very effective use of land. Even better, the hemp crop can be used to make biodiesel and low-impact construction material. This means that no new… Continue reading Surf’s up, ‘dude’! Planting hemp across counties Galway, Mayo and Donegal would offset Ireland’s entire carbon footprint

Unleash hemp carbon offset @COP26: #Hemp is the answer to (nearly) everything, @BorisJohnson #cop26

COP26 presents Boris Johnson with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. And we hope that he grasps it with gusto. Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of Great Britain, has a real opportunity to help build a legacy for the entire world, at COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland, 31 Oct – 12 Nov 2021. This assembly of world leaders and climate… Continue reading Unleash hemp carbon offset @COP26: #Hemp is the answer to (nearly) everything, @BorisJohnson #cop26

Catch this Netflix collection: Together for Our Planet

Together for Our Planet: A New Collection of Sustainability Stories on Netflix This new Netflix collection, which includes Zac Efron’s much-praised Down to Earth series, as well as thrillers and practical advice, and featuring mindblowing Nature herself throughout. We say “Bravo, Netflix!” Why this matters Netflix is promoting this new collection to help raise awareness… Continue reading Catch this Netflix collection: Together for Our Planet

Hempoffset joins Greentech Alliance

The Greentech Alliance brings together green technology businesses that fight climate change with their products and services We’re delighted to announce that Hempoffset is now a member of the Greentech Alliance. We look forward to participating in, learning from, and leveraging this powerful, international network. It’s truly awesome to see so many startups working towards… Continue reading Hempoffset joins Greentech Alliance

The world is on a catastrophic pathway to 2.7°C of heating

Upcoming Climate Summit at risk of failure, Paris targets could ‘Go up in smoke’, UN Secretary-General warns Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’s remarks to the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, held 17 September 2021: “The recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was a code red for humanity. But, it… Continue reading The world is on a catastrophic pathway to 2.7°C of heating

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