Environmental

South African project demonstrates hemp’s potential to upgrade existing buildings

Two South African companies say they will put the finishing touches on a seven-story building expansion constructed with hemp blocks…

July 14, 2022

Hemp’s promise to heal a fragile world: Energy, food, housing, environment

By Steve Allin If the COVID-19 pandemic was, as U.N Secretary-General Antonio António Guterres said, “like an X-ray revealing fractures…

June 23, 2022

Certifying of carbon credits can advance hemp among Australian farmers

Hemp can play a vital role in reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) in Australia, conserve precious water resources, improve soil quality,…

May 20, 2022

Accelerator backs German startup developing ‘critical link’ to capitalize on carbon

German startup HempConnect has been selected for an EU-backed program that helps early-stage carbon dioxide (CO2) removal initiatives realize their…

May 16, 2022

‘The real opportunity in hemp is not in cultivation, it is in innovation’

INTERVIEW: An avid student and practitioner of innovative approaches to soil and water quality management, Joel Bedard has been involved…

May 6, 2022

Sardinia officials say new law will unlock potential of hemp sectors

A local law that achieved unanimous passage in Sardinia can play a strategic role in land reclamation through phytoremediation of polluted…

April 19, 2022

Italian project aims to clean up polluted land, turn out fiber products

An initiative in southern Italy aims to boost hemp growing to clean up polluted land while producing hemp stalks for…

February 22, 2022

Hemp building association calls for overhaul of performance criteria

Current methods for measuring the energy performance of building materials are flawed, and give a false representation of overall performance,…

February 18, 2022

Limiting hemp production reduces chance of survival for all life

By Paul J. von Hartmann Legislation limiting industrial hemp in Oregon or anywhere else is a win for fossil fuels,…

February 15, 2022

Ag secretary gives a nod to hemp in announcing $1 billion in climate grants

Hemp got U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's attention during a visit this week to Lincoln University, where he…

February 9, 2022