Our new master brand for 2023: Tao Climate

Tao Climate is the way to carbon neutral Happy new year from our new master brand, Tao Climate! Yay! Tao Climate aims to solve the climate crisis by showing the way to rebalance our relationship with the sun. We’ll do this by returning the amount of CO2 in our atmosphere to pre-industrial levels, using various… Continue reading Our new master brand for 2023: Tao Climate

Carbon credits, a quick and dirty guide

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

Business carbon footprint calculator

Understand the problem We’ve made it easy to calculate your business’s total contribution to the climate crisis. 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 the problem, and your part in it, can we make the changes… Continue reading Business carbon footprint calculator

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

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