Hempcrete added to US building codes In a very positive sign of the growing acceptance of the benefits of hempcrete in construction, hempcrete was added as an appendix to the US residential building code, which is used by 49 out of 50 states, and hempcrete will also be in the 2024 International Residential Code (IRC). According… Continue reading Hempcrete is on the rise (literally!)
This is the first time an intergovernmental body issues a paper promoting the use of industrial hemp We welcome a very interesting and exciting publication by UNCTAD, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development: a report on industrial hemp. This is the first time an intergovernmental body issues a paper promoting the use of… Continue reading Wow! UN report on industrial hemp
We don’t want anyone else to die because of climate change. We don’t want every coastal city in the world to be flooded. We want every human being to have a future to believe in and we’ll ensure this by delivering a great user experience to everyone on Earth. For all we know, Earth may… Continue reading Our Manifesto
COP27 has concluded in Egypt, but was it worth it? The COP27 omens were not good: And so it ‘came down to the wire’, as usual, to deliver a pretty weak and insubstantial outcome. Our guess is that the carbon footprint generated by the event, and other COPs, far outweighs any benefits delivered (was anybody… Continue reading COP27 – Was it a cop out?
Report: World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency 2022 ‘We are now at “code red” on planet Earth. Humanity is unequivocally facing a climate emergency. The scale of untold human suffering, already immense, is rapidly growing with the escalating number of climate-related disasters. Therefore, we urge scientists, citizens, and world leaders to read this Special… Continue reading These graphs don’t lie
Daylight savings is like rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic Most people agree that changing the clocks twice a year is a royal pain in the ass. But the most important question is this: Does daylight savings actually save energy, thereby reducing the impact of climate change? Daylight savings costs energy Daylight savings was first introduced… Continue reading Time’s running out, so let’s fiddle with the clocks!
Tell us what climate content you need We’re on a mission to educate and inform you about: The climate crisis and how we can make it stop; Sustainability; Carbon. So, we need to know what kind of content you like, what topics you’re interested in, and how you like to consume content. Please take our… Continue reading What would you like to learn more about?
Forestry carbon credits The first generation of carbon credits was forestry. The problem with forests is that capitalism doesn’t put a value on a tree until it’s cut down, and you can’t really weigh the carbon a tree captures until it’s cut down. Also, as the world heats up, forest fires are becoming frighteningly commonplace.… Continue reading Carbon credits, a quick and dirty guide
Achieve sustainability goals with our business carbon footprint calculator We’ve made it easy to calculate your business’s total contribution to the climate crisis with our business carbon footprint calculator. Taking this first step is critical. You can easily gather the data required from your business utility and transportation bills. Only by understanding the scale of… Continue reading Business carbon footprint calculator
We’re accepting guest post submissions, so get writing We’re on a mission to deliver a better, fairer, carbon neutral world for everyone. Now, you can help tell our story, and share our vision. We’re accepting proposals for guest posts on our very busy and popular blog. Here’s what we need: Text, images, video or social… Continue reading Write a guest post for us