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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

Hempoffset joins Greentech Alliance

The Greentech Alliance brings together green technology businesses that fight climate change with their products and services We’re delighted to announce that Hempoffset is now a member of the Greentech Alliance. We look forward to participating in, learning from, and leveraging this powerful, international network. It’s truly awesome to see so many startups working towards… Continue reading Hempoffset joins Greentech Alliance

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