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 #clickbait. Also, however much power #bitcoin 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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