5 tons of CO2 has your name on it every year The elephant in the room is the difficulties we face in dealing with the carbon footprint that each of us is ‘responsible for’. The elephant in the air is the 5 tons of CO2 that’s emitted in our name every year. That’s the global… Continue reading Offset the elephant in the air
Hemp hope is real, thanks to COP26 action on Article 6 What is this Article 6 of which you speak? It was part of the Paris Agreement from 2015, dealing with carbon markets. There are currently dozens of different carbon markets, in the EU and in China, for example. This agreement enables international sales of… Continue reading COP26 has delivered. Time to phase-up hemp
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
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
Flight shame no more, hemp carbon offset is real Air travel is responsible for 2% of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with carbon dioxide (CO2) gas the main constituent. Aircraft emissions also have additional, negative effects because the waste gases are released directly into the upper atmosphere. Planes typically fly at 35,000 feet (over… Continue reading Air travel flight shame CO2 offset tool
Hemp is the wonder plant that can not only displace oil and plastic and hundreds more unsustainable products, but it also has the power to stop climate change by absorbing literally tons of CO2 from the air. How do I offset my carbon footprint?
An entire year of your carbon footprint offset, so it’s carbon neutral nirvana for you! Simply subscribe to our fabulous, free and funky email newsletter and you’ll be entered into our draw. The winner’s prize is a full year of their carbon footprint offset by our partner hemp growers. The amount of hemp carbon offset… Continue reading This month, win an entire year of carbon neutral nirvana
On World Environment Day, 5 June 2021, we’re proud to launch Hempoffset – carbon offset made easy Small, daily changes made by millions add up to a new world. Starting today, and every day, we make it easy to offset your carbon footprint by investing in hemp crops in Ireland and around the world.