Greenwashing FAQ

Greenwashing FAQ to help you understand the practice better Greenwashing is the practice of making false or misleading claims about the environmental benefits of a product or service. This can take many forms, such as exaggerating the recyclability of a product, or claiming that a product is “green” when in reality it is not. The… Continue reading Greenwashing FAQ

How hemp can solve the energy crisis

Hemp’s versatility can solve multiple energy problems Industrial hemp is a versatile crop that has the potential to play a significant role in meeting our energy needs. The plant can be used to produce a wide range of products, including biofuels, bioplastics, biomass, and building materials. Hemp biofuels One of the most promising uses of… Continue reading How hemp can solve the energy crisis

Time’s running out, so let’s fiddle with the clocks!

Daylight savings is like rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic Most people agree that changing the clocks twice a year is a royal pain in the ass. But the most important question is this: Does daylight savings actually save energy, thereby reducing the impact of climate change? Daylight savings costs energy Daylight savings was first introduced… Continue reading Time’s running out, so let’s fiddle with the clocks!

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

Another giant leap for mankind is possible – just not in space

NASA is ready to lift off! Once again, the target is the moon, as another giant leap for humanity awaits  In the 53 years since Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon, that giant leap for mankind was surely felt, as we now live in the digital age with mobile phones and light-speed communication.… Continue reading Another giant leap for mankind is possible – just not in space

Environmental Justice: What it is and how Hempoffset will deliver it

Environmental Justice must be delivered to the world Centuries of (mostly) European exploitative colonialism have given us our broken world today. While the brutal exploitation of colonised peoples has been given a PR makeover, the exploitation continues, under the guises of commodities markets and globalisation. We believe that Europe needs to collectively step up and… Continue reading Environmental Justice: What it is and how Hempoffset will deliver it

The opportunity for tech to save the world, Dublin Tech Summit report, #DTS22

Dublin Tech Summit confirms that global tech has a real opportunity to stop climate change How do we make things better? Dublin Tech Summit 2022 had 3 recurring themes: Sustainability, Diversity, and Inclusion. And one big surprise. It was clear that everybody wants to stop climate change and deliver a better, fairer world. What’s needed… Continue reading The opportunity for tech to save the world, Dublin Tech Summit report, #DTS22

How you can help achieve all 17 UN Global Goals and make a better world

The Global Goals are not luxurious No poverty or hunger. Human beings literally not starving to death in many parts of the world. Clean water. A toilet. These are not lofty or utopian goals. These are things that should already be. And the UN Global Goals – AKA Sustainable Development Goals, AKA SDGs – are… Continue reading How you can help achieve all 17 UN Global Goals and make a better world

Celebrate and support bees

Here’s how you can help the bees and all pollinators Einstein famously said that if the bees die out, we only have 4 years before humanity becomes extinct. Without bees and our other pollinators, crops will die. No more fruit, vegetables, grains, or feed for animals. Desolation. Industrial hemp greatly benefits bees in many ways,… Continue reading Celebrate and support bees

“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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