Tag Archives: Biofuels

Hemp CAN save the world

I have been hearing a lot about ‘Climate Change concerns’ & how best to mitigate the ‘possible effects’; melting glaciers & sea level rise.. I & others have heard the words of the great man; Jack Herer RIP who stated … Continue reading

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Fuel from Hemp

addendum to previous hemp post; FUEL: Mr Herer & others, claim that the main reason, why cannabis/hemp was banned in 20th century; was to get it out of the ‘raw materials’ supply chain. One of the main competitors, being the … Continue reading

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Hemp Car

I read that in 1941 Henry Ford built a car (body) made from a biodegradable plastic, derived from Hemp. I now read a man in Miami USA has followed this idea & done likewise: ‘Bruce Dietzen, a retired Dell computer … Continue reading

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COP-out

I’ve been listening to the recent dialogue around COP-21, the climate change talks in Paris. There seems to be consensus, that something needs to be done urgently to reduce carbon emissions.. mostly from burning fossil fuels. BUT I keep hearing … Continue reading

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War on nature ?

Is the War on Drugs… really a War on nature & the environment ? I ask this for the following reasons : 1) Most of the ‘drugs’ banned, under this war are actually plants. Most have been ‘replaced’ by synthetic … Continue reading

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Energy solution

I just watched a news item on an Int’l news network.. it seems that German scientists are researching suitable plants for Bio-fuel production. They pointed out some criteria they are looking for : 1) can be grown in ‘poorer’ soils … Continue reading

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Save the World

I bought a book in 1999 (‘The Emperor wears no clothes’ by Mr. Jack Herer (RIP) aka The Hemperor), about the mostly unknown history of Cannabis/HEMP. The book outlined a conspiracy supposedly perpetrated against this plant, that was designed to … Continue reading

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