John Oliver’s debunking of forestry carbon offsets is priceless

Most carbon offset products are bullshit And the problem is, they’re likely making things worse, on top of harming people in the developing world. John Oliver nails it in this clip. Now, click on through to YouTube and hit play… At Hempoffset, we’re disrupting a dysfunctional carbon offset ‘industry’. We’re doing this by enabling the… Continue reading John Oliver’s debunking of forestry carbon offsets is priceless

Environmental Justice: What it is and how Hempoffset will deliver it

Environmental Justice must be delivered to the world Centuries of (mostly) European exploitative colonialism have given us our broken world today. While the brutal exploitation of colonised peoples has been given a PR makeover, the exploitation continues, under the guises of commodities markets and globalisation. We believe that Europe needs to collectively step up and… Continue reading Environmental Justice: What it is and how Hempoffset will deliver it

Oil companies make enough profit to buy every politician, every system

$3 billion a day is the pure profit oil generates Oil profit is obscene. Since the Nixon era, oil has generated $52 trillion in pure profit for the oil companies and regimes that own fossil fuel deposits. A new analysis published by The Guardian, 21 July 2022, shows just how much cash has been available… Continue reading Oil companies make enough profit to buy every politician, every system

Climate is now a weapon

Conservative oil money and the US Supreme Court, plus western industry, the G7 and Russia, have weaponized energy and climate Climate is now a weapon, a political, military, and financial weapon. It’s been a tough few days, on top of the US establishment attack on women’s rights, the ongoing wars, droughts and famines, and the… Continue reading Climate is now a weapon

The opportunity for tech to save the world, Dublin Tech Summit report, #DTS22

Dublin Tech Summit confirms that global tech has a real opportunity to stop climate change How do we make things better? Dublin Tech Summit 2022 had 3 recurring themes: Sustainability, Diversity, and Inclusion. And one big surprise. It was clear that everybody wants to stop climate change and deliver a better, fairer world. What’s needed… Continue reading The opportunity for tech to save the world, Dublin Tech Summit report, #DTS22

Everyone can do their part – UN Secretary-General

The world is on a fast track to climate disaster The United Nations Secretary-General called the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change “a litany of broken climate promises” showing the world is “on a fast track to climate disaster.” In a video message, António Guterres said the report “is a file of… Continue reading Everyone can do their part – UN Secretary-General

Thailand removes hemp from its list of controlled drugs

Thailand’s progressive attitude is a wake-up call to the world Today, Thailand is the first Asian country to decriminalise cannabis and, by extension, all hemp varieties. On day one, over 100,000 Thais have applied for permits to be able to grow the plant at home, for medicinal purposes, and the government aims to distribute a… Continue reading Thailand removes hemp from its list of controlled drugs

How you can help achieve all 17 UN Global Goals and make a better world

The Global Goals are not luxurious No poverty or hunger. Human beings literally not starving to death in many parts of the world. Clean water. A toilet. These are not lofty or utopian goals. These are things that should already be. And the UN Global Goals – AKA Sustainable Development Goals, AKA SDGs – are… Continue reading How you can help achieve all 17 UN Global Goals and make a better world

Our carbon footprint calculator tools tell it like it is

Ouch! The truth can sometimes hurt We need to face the truth as a key first step toward making the change. Towards being the change. Hempoffset’s platform vision includes giving people and companies the tools they need to understand the carbon footprints of multiple activities so that we are all equipped to make the changes… Continue reading Our carbon footprint calculator tools tell it like it is

What’s the carbon footprint of your digital content?

Every device has a carbon footprint If you want to understand and measure—and ultimately reduce—digital waste then you must start with the digital devices, because it is in the manufacture and disposal of digital devices where 80% or more of the CO2 and other waste occurs. Next, you need to understand the data. How it… Continue reading What’s the carbon footprint of your digital content?

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