We’re delighted to announce that Hempoffset.com is now live Our vision is that stopping climate change will be as easy as calling an Uber. Over the last decade, we’ve seen hemp re-emerge from illegality, cannabis legalization globally and the climate crisis becoming ever more urgent. These trends are set to accelerate, now that the UN… Continue reading Hempoffset.com is live! Win your carbon footprint offset for a year!
Dank memes for disturbing times In these trying times, haven’t we found some solace in memes, GIFs, reels and TikToks? In a way, where we are now with the internet is the golden age of self-expression. There are multiple, new digital art forms taking shape, then changing into something else at lightspeed.
Carbon zero is when we emit, or cause to be emitted, no additional carbon dioxide, CO2, into the atmosphere (besides from breathing!). AKA carbon neutrality and net-zero. A carbon zero economy is when sustainability is at the heart of everything: power, industry, agriculture, transportation, your daily life. Imagine a world where all cars are solar-powered,… Continue reading What does carbon zero mean for my future?
The Global Goals are not luxurious No poverty or hunger. Human beings literally not starving to death in certain 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 are all about giving everybody on Earth equal rights.… Continue reading How you can help achieve all 17 UN Global Goals and make a better world
XPRIZE Carbon Removal prize details announced Hempoffset, our project to plant one billion acres with hemp, and absorb up to 10 Gigatons of CO2 from the air each year, sounds like a surefire winner! Even better, the hemp crops will be made into hempcrete, a high spec, sustainable building material, and we will build a… Continue reading Hempoffset can win Elon Musk’s $100 million Carbon XPRIZE and stop climate change!
Hemp is a wonder plant, so let’s recognise that with an emoji! Hemp is a hot plant in 2021, and its popularity is growing. Hemp is a truly powerful plant, capable of saving the world from climate disaster. An acre of hemp can absorb 9 metric tons of CO2 from the atmosphere in just one… Continue reading Will you help our hemp leaf emoji campaign?
As if we didn’t need any more reminding, the world is getting hotter 2020 joins 2016 as the joint hottest year on Earth on record. With alarming heatwaves, forest fires and a record 29 tropical storms in the Atlantic, the average global temperature was 1.25C above the pre-industrial temperature (1850-1900). We are inching ever-closer to… Continue reading The heat is on! 2020 was the joint-hottest year ever!
UPDATE, 04 Dec 20: Both said yes! At a meeting of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), to be held in Vienna, 2-4 December 2020, the UN will vote on a WHO (World Health Organisation) recommendation to remove cannabis from its list of illegal narcotics. While largely symbolic, such a move would make it… Continue reading Will the US and UN deschedule cannabis? Top 5 reasons why they did
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Is weed (AKA marijuana or cannabis) legal in Ireland? In a word, no. Medical cannabis is becoming more widely accepted as having value for many patients, and access is slowly being relaxed. We’re still waiting for recreational cannabis legalisation. You can share your opinions on whether cannabis/weed/marijuana should be made legal in Ireland by taking… Continue reading Why Ireland should legalise cannabis in 2021
What 420 means, origin story In 1971, five high school students in San Rafael, California, used the term in connection with a plan to search for an abandoned cannabis crop, based on a treasure map made by the grower (sounds like a movie waiting to happen). The group called themselves The Waldos, met after school at 4:20 PM,… Continue reading 420 is a demand for change. Legalize hemp and cannabis worldwide now
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?
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
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.
Ireland a bastion of liberal humanism? You think? You’d think, wouldn’t you, that Ireland is a bastion of liberal humanism, not at all isolated and insular out there on Europe’s western fringe, but a cosmopolitan, secular, fun place to be. You think? Nah. Ireland is still very conservative, unimaginative and a ‘nanny state’. When we… Continue reading How to stop drug war slaughter in Ireland: Legalise and control cannabis
Europe is fucked The importance of the upcoming European Parliament elections from 23 – 26 May 2019 can’t be overstated. Brexit has turned everybody off the conversation about Europe, and caused years of policy paralysis. We should have been making things better for Europe’s citizens, but our unelected EU ‘leaders’ have shown poor leadership abilities,… Continue reading Top 5 ways to save the European Union
You have 60 seconds to save the world… You have 60 seconds to save the world. This online shopping survey means the world to us, literally. We think we’re on the right track with Readathriller.com, and we really need to hear your views and opinions. How can we tell our story better?
There is no planet B When Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg decided that she couldn’t wait for the adults to take climate change for the existential threat that it is, and started a school strike to draw attention to the issue, did she imagine the scale of what would come? It was a truly impressive butterfly… Continue reading Climate strike Dublin, 15 March 2019