#Bitcoin must die

BRUH.

If Bitcoin were to cease trading tomorrow, 0.5% of the world’s electricity demand would simply disappear. This is roughly equivalent to the output of ten coal-fired power plants, emitting 50 million tonnes of CO2 per year – which would cover one year’s worth of the carbon emission cuts required to limit temperature rises this century to 2C.

sluggerotoole.com/2018/10/12/b

carbonbrief.org/analysis-globa

#ClimateChange #CryptoCurrency

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The second link, which is a legit press release following some sort of methodological process (the nature and/or quality of which I am personally unable to ascertain) does not mention Bitcoin at all.

In other words, the original article is . Also, however much power may or may not use, how does that compare to, say, playing console games, using a hair dryer, or whatever other non-essential but less trendy activity?

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