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 

“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

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