Can Hemp Help Fight Climate Change? 

 December 17, 2020

By  Stratis Hemp

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As humanity faces an existential crisis from environmental pollutants and climate change, scientists, politicians, and everyday citizens are searching for solutions. And, while no one thing is going to solve all our problems, many are (re)discovering the power of hemp to heal and transform many of the problems plaguing this planet.

As one of the oldest and most versatile plants know to mankind, industrial hemp can be used for everything from food and medicinal products, to making paper, bioplastics, building materials, and more.

Here are just a few ways hemp can help fight climate change directly:

  • Reduce pesticide use and resulting pollution.
  • Revitalize the soil and prevent erosion.
  • Make biodegradable plastics.
  • Remove toxic metals and pollutants from the soil.
  • Create biofuel that reduces pollution.
  • Sequester carbon.
  • Reduce deforestation.

Read the full article at hempfoundation.net

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