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The long-awaited UFO report has more questions than answers On June 25, 2021, the US intelligence community released its long-awaited report into UFOs (unidentified flying objects) or, in a desperate attempt to own a new acronym, UAPs (unidentified aerial phenomena). The report (which you can read in full here, via CNN) says that 143 witnessed… Continue reading UFOs explained by Occam’s Razor
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!
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?
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!
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Nationalism and nostalgia are evolutionary dead ends One positive from the pandemic struck me today. We’ve changed. We are focused on the future, the promise of a vaccine, the chance to enjoy and appreciate the things we took for granted just months ago. Think back, think about Trump and his MAGA desire to return to… Continue reading How to build Utopia: Goodbye nostalgia, hello future!
What is ‘surveillance capitalism’? Your future behaviour is the product Shoshana Zuboff’s book is essential reading for anyone who has a smartphone or uses the internet. So, pretty much everyone should read this. When the product is free, then you are the product. This truism is taken to a new level by surveillance capitalism. Now,… Continue reading The Age of Surveillance Capitalism – Book review, how to survive it