Is Bitcoin Mining Fuelling Climate Change?

"Bitcoin mining - a process that creates new digital coins by solving complex mathematical problems using very powerful computers, day and night, non-stop - has been accused by environmental campaigners for using too much electricity ... In the best case scenario, bitcoin use will cause global temperature rise to tip the 2°C threshold within 22 years," writes Jeffrey Gogo for The Herald.



  • Zimbabwe:  Does Bitcoin Mining Fuel Climate Change?

    The Herald, 19 November 2018

    A common mainstream media narrative is how bitcoin mining consumes a lot of coal-generated electricity, thereby fuelling climate change. Much less is said about electricity usage… Read more »

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