Tag Archives: Biofuels

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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Education

My only official ‘Drug Education’ (as per previous blog) was a single lesson at school (1970s).. where we were just told “It’s Bad & Illegal, DON’T TOUCH !!” Since then I have made a lot of effort to self-educate on … Continue reading

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Climate issues

I’m sure everyone who watches/listens to news, knows that the Philippines has been decimated by a massive cyclone in recent days.. this has been described (variously) as the ‘mother of all cyclones’. These extreme weather events seem to be increasing … Continue reading

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