Germany to legalise cannabis, accelerate hemp growth

Germany’s incoming government has committed to cannabis legalisation Angela Merkel’s leadership of Germany came to an end in a metaphorical puff of smoke on 24 November 2021, when three parties, the SDP, the Greens, and the liberal FDP presented their coalition agreement. The incoming government commits to cannabis legalisation, in what is surely a gamechanger… Continue reading Germany to legalise cannabis, accelerate hemp growth

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

Unleash hemp carbon offset @COP26: #Hemp is the answer to (nearly) everything, @BorisJohnson #cop26

COP26 presents Boris Johnson with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. And we hope that he grasps it with gusto. Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of Great Britain, has a real opportunity to help build a legacy for the entire world, at COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland, 31 Oct – 12 Nov 2021. This assembly of world leaders and climate… Continue reading Unleash hemp carbon offset @COP26: #Hemp is the answer to (nearly) everything, @BorisJohnson #cop26

The world is on a catastrophic pathway to 2.7°C of heating

Upcoming Climate Summit at risk of failure, Paris targets could ‘Go up in smoke’, UN Secretary-General warns Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’s remarks to the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, held 17 September 2021: “The recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was a code red for humanity. But, it… Continue reading The world is on a catastrophic pathway to 2.7°C of heating

Dimensions of value

We need to evolve our thinking around how we value people and planet We’ve been taught to value anything in terms of how much money can be made from it. Period. And this way of thinking still applies to people just as much as it applies to the natural resources of our planet. It typically… Continue reading Dimensions of value