Is marijuana killing the planet? Energy consumption by cannabis farms may soon rival that of data centres



There are many arguments surrounding whether or not marijuana should be grown and used for medical reasons.
But the impact on the climate is one factor in the debate that may have been overlooked, - until now.
A new report, by a clean energy policy research institute, has found growing marijuana makes up one per cent of energy use in states like Colorado and Washington. 
LEGALISING AROUND THE WORLD In November nine US states, including California, will vote on marijuana legalisation.
But the move towards legalising is not just happening in the US.
In February this year, former UN... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 34
Source: Daily Mail
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