Fortunately my approach to building new structures at sea would use a hemp based composite material. So much of it, in fact, that it could easily become a new, viable export crop for a lot of nations that would find it hard to grow much of anything else. So it would be a win win for us and a significant portion of the rest of the world.
Just some more stuff to think about as we roll ever onward towards a world in permanent crisis mode.
It’s one of our most widely used natural resources, but it’s scarcer than you think.