The world is sliding to hell in a handbasket and it can often seem overwhelming. Well, fear not. The time to start taking action to save the planet is now. Learn to take the spectre of imminent catastrophe in your stride by making a decisive difference. Arm yourself with these actions and be the hero……… Continue reading How to save the planet – Top 5 things you can do in 2021
Are the gods angry with us? Nobody likes hurricanes or floods, fires or droughts. We offer up prayers to those affected, whether traumatised or killed. Sadly, prayers are completely useless in the face of nature. Nature doesn’t care about gods. It’s chemistry, biology and physics. Nature is what we constructed our god myths around. You…… Continue reading What is climate change?
Meat CO2 calculator for you to use and benefit from today. It’s so easy to make a small change to your lifestyle that can make a huge difference to climate change. Just commit to replacing a number of meaty meals every week with a vegetarian or vegan option, and the benefits soon add up. A…… Continue reading Where’s the beef? Meat meal CO2 footprint calculator tool
Nostradamus, what can you tell us about the 21st century in your plaguey, medieval French dialect? Was Nostradamus right? Our investigation will startle you Is Donald Trump the Antichrist that Nostradamus predicted, and are we now in the ‘End Times’? You could be forgiven for thinking that the end of the world was upon us,…… Continue reading So, is Trump the Antichrist that Nostradamus predicted?
Our oceans are warming at the same rate as if five Hiroshima bombs were dropped in every second Let that sink in: 5 atom bombs a second! The years 2015 – 19 have shown the warmest ocean temperatures recorded. A new report finds that: “Human-emitted greenhouse gases (GHGs) have resulted in a long-term and unequivocal…… Continue reading Climate crisis – Ocean warming accelerates
2010s events. What happened? Jesus wept. What a decade. While a ton of nasty shit went down in the 2010s, we must resist the temptation to wrap our minds up in binge-watched box sets. We can work harder to understand why things are the way they are, and actively embrace the ideas and actions that…… Continue reading The 2010s reviewed: 9/11; digital mind control; a global awakening on climate change
Now order hemp seeds, with free delivery from our sustainable online store, so you can offset your flight CO2 yourself! Is sustainable aviation even possible and should we all be flight shamed? Flight shaming is the ideal end to a decade that saw temperature records broken, air travel records broken and a global awakening, as…… Continue reading Flight shaming 101: Sustainable flight tips. Aviation CO2 offset calculator
Can art save us from catastrophe? I was in Madrid for the first time in November 2019, just before COP25, and was blown away by the food and the art. Picasso’s Guernica, in the Museo Reina Sofia, was the main event, a stunning depiction of man’s stupidity stripped bare. When the COP25 UN Climate Change…… Continue reading Guernica by Picasso and climate change
Your sustainable lifestyle, with free shipping Because we want you to enjoy a fabulous online shopping experience in our sustainable lifestyle and hemp marketplace, we now offer FREE SHIPPING on most products. It may take a little longer for your order to arrive – that’s because we use surface shipping to minimise environmental impact. Free…… Continue reading Free shipping for you, every day
What is a hemp plant, what does it look like, climate change, CBD, THC, cannabis FAQ The hemp plant is beautiful and so versatile. There’s a lot of confusion around hemp, cannabis, the uses of these plants, hemp offset, and the hemp plant’s potential impact on climate change. So we’ve put this handy FAQ together…… Continue reading Hemp plant FAQ, climate change, CBD, THC, cannabis
It’s a story about how the common people of the world come together to fix the mess made by crooked, oil-sodden dictators, soulless corporations that plunder the planet to benefit only shareholders, and politicians that can’t see beyond the next election. The very existence of the human species, and all the other life that shares…… Continue reading Storytellers! Help us tell the world a great story
Let’s celebrate every win in this all-out, global conflict between good and evil. We’ve just had three good news stories, from Northern Ireland, Canada and Israel. Northern Ireland legalises marriage equality and women’s reproductive rights. Following the Republic of Ireland’s recently-embraced social liberalism, Northern Ireland at last advances socially. The super-conservative DUP has lost its…… Continue reading Celebrate 3 steps forward: Northern Ireland, Canada and Israel
Dystopia now? Future Shocks, the first dystopian sci-fi ebook by Gary J Byrnes, is now available in all digital book stores, so that you can enjoy thrilling, dystopian fiction on any device, anywhere. Ready for dystopia? Join the human resistance before AI takes over! A tech mogul gets cloned, to pass his wealth and power…… Continue reading Dystopia now: Future Shocks now in all ebook stores, every sale funds hemp planting
Climate leadership is missing “Climate change is the defining issue of our time and now is the defining moment to do something about it. There is still time to tackle climate change, but it will require an unprecedented effort from all sectors of society. To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement…… Continue reading The UN can seize the moment, provide climate leadership
Amazon burning much? This time of year, Brazilian farmers typically burn some of the Amazon rainforest, mostly to clear land for their grazing animals, such as cows. Right now, Brazil has 80% more fires blazing than at this time last year, with half of the fires in the Amazon rainforest. Brazilian deforestation generally is up…… Continue reading The Amazon rainforest is burning. Be afraid.
GENEVA, Aug 8 2019 – “Land is already under growing human pressure and climate change is adding to these pressures. At the same time, keeping global warming to well below 2ºC can be achieved only by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from all sectors including land and food,” the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said…… Continue reading UN’s IPCC in dire climate warning
Survey on the products you want and need We’re building a completely new kind of hemp and sustainable lifestyle marketplace, one which sells the products you want and need, delivers great value for money, and actively stops climate change. We will benefit the planet both by displacing products that are harmful to our air, land…… Continue reading Sustainable marketplace survey – we need your help!
Plants are awesome – they make oxygen Photosynthesis is pretty incredible when you think about it. Using the power of sunshine, plants absorb CO2 (carbon dioxide) from the air, then combine it with water to create the carbohydrates – glucose – that they use to grow, emitting an exhaust gas in the process. Thankfully, that…… Continue reading Oxygen rocks! Biological machinery to stop climate change already exists. It’s called plants.
You want to live in a world that is beautiful, stable, fair and full of promise for many generations to come. You have a vision of a sustainable planet. So do we. We are you. Together we can save the planet. We now offer everyone a way to stop climate change, by absorbing carbon dioxide…… Continue reading Your vision of a sustainable planet is our mission
The sad irony of traffic congestion and stress The sad irony of sitting in Dublin’s morning traffic congestion is that we are causing the unnecessary emission of tons of CO2 and other greenhouse gases (GHG) while making ourselves miserable. It’s clearly a lose/lose situation. Just look at the EPA’s (Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency): Improving economic…… Continue reading How Dublin can eliminate traffic congestion, reduce GHG emissions and cut stress
Bees are endangered and threatened with extinction We all know by now that if the bees die out, our crops won’t get pollinated. And then we all die. Albert Einstein said, “If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live”, so it is heartening that…… Continue reading Bees are endangered. 3 things you can do today to help bees – bee a hero!