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

Why climate is a fight we can win

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, NEVADA - MAY 09: Local residents Derek Diaz (R) and Ornan Valdivia walk near a formally sunken boat resting on a section of dry lakebed along drought-stricken Lake Mead on May 9, 2022 in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation reported that Lake Mead, North America's largest artificial reservoir, has dropped to about 1,052 feet above sea level, the lowest it's been since being filled in 1937 after the construction of the Hoover Dam. Two sets of human remains have been discovered recently as the lake continues to recede. The declining water levels are a result of a climate change-fueled megadrought coupled with increased water demands in the Southwestern United States. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

There’s a 50:50 risk we cross the 1.5C threshold in 5 years and how big oil will make sure we do Two days, two grim news stories. CNN, 10 May, 2022 reports a 50:50 chance we’ll cross the 1.5C warming threshold within the next five years: ‘There’s now a 50:50 chance that the world will… Continue reading Why climate is a fight we can win

Press Release: Hempoffset reveals how Elon Musk’s $100 million Carbon Removal contest inspired a bid for world peace

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 05 May 2022 Dublin, Ireland Climate change and greenwashing are killing the planet as Ireland’s Greentech startup, Hempoffset.com, one of 287 qualified XPRIZE teams globally, aims to end global reliance on fossil fuels Hempoffset is on a mission to end greenwashing and climate change with flower power. Industrial hemp… Continue reading Press Release: Hempoffset reveals how Elon Musk’s $100 million Carbon Removal contest inspired a bid for world peace

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

How carbon neutral data centres are achievable

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 How carbon neutral data centres are achievable

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 

Suck on this, Putin!* Hemp biodiesel can displace fossil fuels

We’re paying for war We’re all agreed that paying Russia (or any other of the oil- and gas-rich despotic regimes) for fossil fuels is a terrible idea. We’re funding their wars, assassinations, and repression of their own people every time we fill up the tank. It’s time we break our addiction to the noxious poison… Continue reading Suck on this, Putin!* Hemp biodiesel can displace fossil fuels

“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”

The gift of carbon footprint offset

Global Citizen Carbon Footprint Hemp Offset Our super gift features the world average carbon footprint – 5 tons of CO2 – offset in additional planting by our partner hemp growers in the 2022 season. This is a true badge of honour for all world citizens. How it works to send as a gift Simply add… Continue reading The gift of carbon footprint offset

COP26 has delivered. Time to phase-up hemp

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