Hemp is one of the planet’s best opportunities to combat greenhouse gases (especially carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere. It is well validated to be a great sequester of carbon through its growth and has one of the oldest track records of industrial use of any plant. Just these two facts alone should prove its hardiness and resilience throughout history and its ecological and industrial importance. So from the sequestering of greenhouse gases and the seismic resistance of the new generation of hemp buildings to ultra-strong composites for automobiles and next generation energy storage, hemp will prove to be one of the most sustainable and useful inputs for industrial applications and products across the globe.
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