Sustainable aviation is within reach – just look at Ryanair

The global aviation industry is in crisis and it’s far from over  For over two years now, we have learned how a new and constantly mutating virus can change life as we know it and take almost all certainties away – literally overnight. Among all affected industries, the aviation industry was probably disrupted the most.… Continue reading Sustainable aviation is within reach – just look at Ryanair

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

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?

Short- and long-term benefits of hemp carbon offset

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Why carbon offsets are now A GOOD THING There’s a lot of confusion around the effectiveness of carbon offsets, so let’s clear the air. Nature-based Solutions (NbS) to climate change are mainly focused on trees and forestry. There are 2 main problems with forestry offsets: 1. They take too long to show a net carbon… Continue reading Short- and long-term benefits of hemp carbon offset

Data centre power consumption in Ireland

Ireland’s Central Statistics Office, CSO, reports that data centres in Ireland consumed 14% of all electricity in Ireland in 2021, up from just 5% in 2015. There was a 32.3% increase in electricity consumed by data centres in 2021 compared to 2020. Commenting on the release Niamh Shanahan, Statistician in the CSO Environment and Climate Division,… Continue reading Data centre power consumption in Ireland

Why carbon neutral Data Centers are important for the future of business

Data centres (DCs) are the backbone of the internet ‘Cloud computing’ was a smart bit of marketing. We imagine our data to be just floating around the sky prettily. From cat memes and dog GIFs to SaaS (Software as a Service) apps to emails and webchats, pretty much all our digital lives depend on the… Continue reading Why carbon neutral Data Centers are important for the future of business

Earth Day is every day quiz

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Time’s running out, we need decisive action to stop climate change Earth Day is every day. Take this opportunity to catch your breath for a moment. Appreciate this planet of ours, as we speed through space at a whopping 390 kilometers a second. The soil enables plants and photosynthesis, giving food and oxygen. The air… Continue reading Earth Day is every day quiz

How you can offset your carbon footprint completely in 2022 

Hempoffset nextgen carbon offset products Our mission is to stop climate change – effectively and quickly – and we’re inviting you to rethink verified carbon offsets as a mechanism to become truly carbon-neutral ASAP. Hempoffset is the first true carbon offset and sequestration product that supports businesses and individuals with their efforts to go carbon… Continue reading How you can offset your carbon footprint completely in 2022 

“Any further delay in concerted global action will miss a brief and rapidly closing window to secure a liveable future”

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) picks a great week to drop its latest warning With Putin threatening nuclear war, how about a nice reminder that the climate crisis has not gone away, but it is still an existential threat to all humanity? Thanks, IPCC! No, really. The report says: Everywhere is affected, with no… Continue reading “Any further delay in concerted global action will miss a brief and rapidly closing window to secure a liveable future”

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