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

Earth Day is every day quiz

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Time’s running out, we need decisive action to stop climate change Earth Day is today. April 22, 2022. It’s a good opportunity to catch your breath for a moment. Appreciate this planet of ours, as we speed through space at a whopping 390 kilometers a second. The soil enables plants and photosynthesis, giving food and… Continue reading Earth Day is every day quiz

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 

This month, win an entire year of carbon neutral nirvana

An entire year of your carbon footprint offset, so it’s carbon neutral nirvana for you! Simply subscribe to our fabulous, free and funky email newsletter and you’ll be entered into our draw. The winner’s prize is a full year of their carbon footprint offset by our partner hemp growers. The amount of hemp carbon offset… Continue reading This month, win an entire year of carbon neutral nirvana