Consumption down by third since 11 June, with even sharper falls among other cryptocurrency networks
Cryptocurrency, which until recently received a climate pass from Californian anarchy money advocates, is increasingly being seen as a climate villain.
Several environmental advocacy groups have launched a campaign to pressure bitcoin miners to change their coding and reduce energy consumption. Led by Environmental Working Group and Greenpeace USA, the campaign claims the...
Kryptovault’s operation is part of a fightback against criticism of the famously energy-intensive industry
Speculators rush to sell off their kit as Balkan state announces a crypto clampdown to ease electricity crisis
Bitfarms Ltd., a Bitcoin self-mining company, has acquired a 24-MW hydro power plant in Washington State, U.S., and entered into a memorandum of understanding with the seller to co-develop additional farms in the area, increasing...
Finally a solution which might satisfy Californian climate activist bitcoin enthusiasts AND solve fuel poverty - using the waste heat from their enormous Bitcoin mining rigs to keep entire cities warm.
Hydro-Québec has commenced delivering power to the facility, effective Oct. 1, 2021. The expansion increases Bitfarms’ operational mining infrastructure in Quebec by about 19% to 82 MW.
As cryptocurrencies become increasingly mainstream, the industry’s expanding carbon footprint becomes harder to ignore. The industry needs to address sustainability now or risk hindering innovation.
Buys Bitcoin, bans bitcoin for Tesla purchases because of the Carbon Footprint, praises Dogecoin, calls for a Carbon tax.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the company will no longer accept Bitcoin as a means of payment for its electric cars. In a tweet, Musk posted a graph of Bitcoin's rising power consumption over the past few months....
The two founders of Crusoe Energy think they may have a solution to two of the largest problems facing the planet today — the increasing energy footprint of the tech industry and the greenhouse gas emissions associated...
It is interesting to see views on mitigation policies from outside our community. And by community we mean both sides arguing over the topic of AGW for years.
Several digital currencies surge a day before launch of Coinbase trading platform on Wall Street
Bitcoin mining – the process in which a bitcoin is awarded to a computer that solves a complex series of algorithm – is a deeply energy intensive process
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