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El Salvador is Planning a Huge Bitcoin Mining Operation that is “100% Eco-Friendly”

June 13, 2021

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele is planning to use a state-owned geothermal electric company to facilitate cryptocurrency mining, using geothermal energy from the country’s 20
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Analysis: With Trump gone, NATO wages war on climate threat

June 13, 2021

If the U.S. military were a nation state, it would be the world’s 47th largest emitter of planet-warming greenhouse gases, a 2019 study found.
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The Herculean Task of Remaking the Bureau of Land Management

June 13, 2021

The Trump administration’s goal for the Interior Department was clear the moment the former president took office: From top to bottom, the Interior’s mission was to eat away at itself
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G7 to announce global infrastructure plan to challenge China’s Belt and Road Initiative

June 13, 2021

G7 to announce global infrastructure plan to challenge China’s Belt and Road Initiative  The Globe and Mail Biden to urge G7 leaders to call out, compete with China  CTV News Will G7
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Some Senate Democrats say they will oppose infrastructure deal with GOP if climate measures are dropped, potentially derailing package

June 13, 2021

Summary List PlacementA group of Senate Democrats are ratcheting up their criticism of ongoing infrastructure negotiations with Republicans — and a few are warning they would derail a deal that
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China’s Crypto Crackdown Spreads to Qinghai and Xinjiang

June 12, 2021

Last month, the two regions were warned about missing energy intensity reduction targets.
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Bitcoin Mining Council: “Elon Musk Has No Role”

June 12, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Bitcoin Mining Council has confirmed that Elon Musk has no role in the organization The newly-formed council launched a website
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Go green or go bipartisan? Biden’s big infrastructure choice

June 12, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s hopes of channeling billions of dollars into green infrastructure investments to fight climate change are running into the political obstacle of winning over Republican
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In Conversation: Fatima Al Qadiri

June 12, 2021

“Imagine if David Lynch is marrying Enya in the Alhambra…”From the sinogrime dislocation of ‘Asiatisch’ to the angular, metronomic “protest music” of ‘Brute’, Fatima Al Qadiri’s solo works interrogate social
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Corporations Urging “Bold Action” on Climate at the G7 Gave $1.7 Million to Politicians Blocking It in the U.S.

June 12, 2021

On the eve of wealthy G7 nations’ conference in England this weekend, an “Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders,” convened under the auspices of the World Economic Forum, called on them to
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Best Stocks To Invest In Right Now? 4 Green Energy Stocks In Focus

June 12, 2021

Looking to bet on the green wave? Check out these green energy companies making headlines now.
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Cretaceous Dinosaurs Lived in Warm and Variable Greenhouse Climate, Study Suggests

June 12, 2021

Paleoclimatologists have precisely reconstructed monthly sea surface temperatures at around 50 °N latitude from fossil shells of bivalve mollusks that lived during the Campanian (Late Cretaceous epoch) greenhouse period, about
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El Salvador to use energy from volcanos for crypto mining after Bitcoin Law receives green signal

June 12, 2021

El Salvador has been making news lately after openly embracing Bitcoin [BTC]. The country’s president seemed to be weighing in on the advancement of crypto in the region. Just as
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An Australian iron ore company is shifting to green energy, and Labrador is in its sights

June 12, 2021

Fortescue has announced ambitious plans to begin developing a portfolio of renewable energy and green hydrogen projects.
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Registration Open for Mastering Clean Hydrogen Live Online Masterclass

June 12, 2021

Singapore, Jun 11, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Due to popular demand, Infocus International Group is bringing back the Mastering Clean Hydrogen online masterclass and it will be commencing live
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NEC upgrades its greenhouse gas reduction target to SBT1.5degC and joins RE100, a global renewable electricity initiative

June 12, 2021

TOKYO, Jun 11, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – In 2017, NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced its climate change policy guidelines for 2050(1), aiming to reduce CO2 emissions from its direct
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Bitcoin Mining Council Makes Debut as Energy Backlash Increases

June 11, 2021

The Bitcoin Mining Council made its formal debut Thursday amid a growing debate over the amount of energy used in cryptocurrencies.
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The Democrats Successfully Crafted a Bipartisan Bill. It’s a Failure in Every Way.

June 11, 2021

The Senate voted 68–32 Tuesday to pass the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, a wide-ranging package promoted by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Todd Young, aimed at countering
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Mapping Sustainability in Asia’s Real Estate Industry – a Mingtiandi Survey

June 11, 2021

Singapore has set out plans to make 80 percent of buildings in the city-state go green by 2030 and in December, Hong Kong said that it would begin requiring finance
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Republic Group to invest US$200m for climate finance goal

June 11, 2021

The Republic Group has said it will lend and invest US$200 million by 2025 to support major climate finance goals such as the purchase of electric cars. In a statement
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Our Little Life Is Rounded with Possibility

June 11, 2021

If you could soar high in the sky, as red kites often do in search of prey, and look down at the domain of all things known and yet to
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El Salvador Plans Volcanic Bitcoin Mining Venture

June 10, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes El Salvador president Nayib Bukele has suggested that the country could start mining Bitcoin using geothermal power from within the country’s
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Culture at Coinbase

June 10, 2021

The following cultural tenets describe how we treat each other and operate day-to-day at Coinbase. Outlining our culture helps everyone — from candidates to new leaders to
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Who Needs Coal When You Have Cow Dung? Cryptocurrency Mining Goes Brown

June 10, 2021

Proof-of-Work (PoW) cryptocurrency mining has been the subject of bad press in recent times. Critics argue that excessive energy consumption, and its use of fossil
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G-7 Debates Cutting Gas and Diesel Car Sales to Minority by 2030

June 10, 2021

Group of Seven leaders are discussing ambitious plans to shift the balance of car buying away from gasoline to greener vehicles by the end of the decade, as part of
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Drax and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Sign Pioneering Deal Towards Delivery of the World’s Largest Negative Emissions Project

June 10, 2021

TOKYO, Jun 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Drax Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering, Ltd., part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, have agreed a long-term contract for Drax
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‘Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’ Whacked by Critics as Irrelevant With ‘Lazy Comedic Instincts’

June 10, 2021

While critics agree that “Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” might offer the entertainment of watching Samuel L. Jackson swear incessantly, the film’s reviews suggest that the film’s lack of a plot is
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Shell vows faster climate push after Dutch court ruling

June 10, 2021

Shell said Wednesday it would accelerate its clean energy and climate efforts following a major Dutch court ruling last month that ordered faster greenhouse gas emissions cuts.Why it matters: CEO
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Greenpeace 1, AGL 0: energy giant loses big on logo trademark fight

June 10, 2021

The Federal Court has ruled Greenpeace did not infringe trademark laws when it used AGL’s logo in its satirical advertising. The post Greenpeace 1, AGL 0: energy giant loses big
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Democrats Control New York but Can’t Even Pass Climate Legislation

June 10, 2021

For climate advocates worried that Republicans and swing-Democrats like Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are about to torpedo green infrastructure plans in Congress, the state of New York would
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Why Is Merrick Garland Defending Donald Trump?

June 10, 2021

Monday night, Merrick Garland’s Justice Department shocked a lot of people by filing a brief in federal court effectively shielding Donald Trump from justice in a defamation suit over credible
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The inspiring story of TJ Olsen shows the importance of organ donation

June 10, 2021

Greg Olsen’s son has another chance at life thanks to another. Greg and Kara Olsen faced the unthinkable this month when they announced their son TJ would require a heart
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Why Can’t Computing at the Heart of Bitcoin Be More Useful?

June 9, 2021

The landmark cryptocurrency’s energy use is out of hand, so researchers are investigating ways to make it more productive
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Republican Obstructionism Meets Pipeline Hysteria in North Carolina

June 9, 2021

The transition was supposed to be a smooth one. After President Joe Biden tapped Michael Regan, head of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality, to run the Environmental Protection Agency,
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Solar Powered Bitcoin Mine Planned by Square and Blockstream

June 8, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Square and Blocktream have announced plans to build a solar powered Bitcoin mine The solar powered Bitcoin mine will be act
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Fifth Chinese member company joins Global Wind Organisation

June 8, 2021

Tuesday 8 June, 2021 Fast growing Chinese wind turbine manufacturer CRRC Zhuzhou Institute Co.,Ltd has now joined Global Wind Organisation, becoming part of a global network of stakeholders driving standards
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Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches new transformers for floating offshore wind power

June 8, 2021

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Jun 7, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Hitachi ABB Power Grids today launched a portfolio of transformer products for offshore floating applications, designed to overcome the challenging offshore
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Department of Finance launches consultations on investment tax credit for carbon capture…

June 8, 2021

Today, the Department of Finance is launching consultations with stakeholders on the recent federal budget’s proposal to introduce a new investment tax credit for capital invested in carbon capture, utilization,
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U.S. seeks less costly clean hydrogen in climate fight

June 8, 2021

The Biden administration on Monday set a goal of reducing the cost of producing clean hydrogen, a fuel that could reduce dependence on others that emit greenhouse gases that cause
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Antimony coin Launch his own Marketplace to compete with Ebay and Amazon

June 7, 2021

Sunday 6 June, 2021 The Antimony coin team announce on their Twitter account and other social media that they will launch in the next few
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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Drop Caused by China Ban?

June 6, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Bitcoin mining difficulty rate has experienced its sharpest one-day drop on record The difficulty rate dropped over 15% on Sunday
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Sichuan Energy Officials Plan to Meet in June to Discuss Bitcoin Mining Implications

June 6, 2021

Ever since government officials in China started talking about cracking down on bitcoin mining and reiterating crypto guidelines from 2017, digital currency proponents and the
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Huge Bitcoin Mining Operation Found as UK Police Raided Suspected Cannabis Farm

June 6, 2021

Police in the U.K. stumbled across an illegal cryptocurrency mining operation after conducting a raid at what they expected to be a cannabis farm. Bitcoin
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Bitcoin farm in Montana to use solar energy for mining

June 6, 2021

Montana cryptocurrency miners are backing the Basin Creek Solar Project, a 300 megawatt  solar array farm in Butte, to supply energy for an expanding data
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An EV company is planning a crypto-mining car that will dig for bitcoin and dogecoin while parked

June 6, 2021

Summary List PlacementForget Tesla, there’s a new electric carmaker on the cryptocurrency block. Maybe. Canadian light-electric-vehicle manufacturer Daymak said on Tuesday that its new Avvenire
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Opinion: Bitcoin is greener than many — including Elon Musk — think it is

June 2, 2021

It’s been three weeks since Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the electric-car company had dropped bitcoin as a payment option, citing concerns over the cryptocurrency’s link to greater consumption of fossil fuels.
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Daymak Spiritus Will Be the World’s First Electric Car to Mine Cryptocurrency,…

June 1, 2021

Daymak Inc., a pioneer in personal Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs), today announced that its upcoming Spiritus electric car will include Daymak Nebula, Daymak’s patent-pending, comprehensive cryptocurrency infrastructure.
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Cryptocurrency goes green: Could ‘proof of stake’ offer a solution to energy concerns?

June 1, 2021

At any particular moment, thousands of computers around the world are humming away, crunching complex math problems that create and sustain bitcoin. This network gives bitcoin its appeal: decentralized, always on and
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Wall Street’s ESG Gold Rush Has Conjured a ‘Green Bitcoin’

May 26, 2021

The list of so-called climate-friendly investment products is getting longer by the day.In just the past week, officials at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said they’re looking into the prospect of developing green equity for clients, and a group of
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Bitcoin Mining Council to report renewable energy usage

May 25, 2021

A new Bitcoin Mining Council has been created to improve the crypto-currency’s sustainability, following a meeting of “leading” Bitcoin miners and Elon Musk.
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Asset Manager One River Files for Carbon-Neutral Bitcoin ETF in US

May 24, 2021

One River Digital Asset Management has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a bitcoin (BTC, -5.75%) exchange-traded fund (ETF) that would be carbon neutral.
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Jack Dorsey Says Bitcoin Can Make the World Greener. Could He Be Right?

May 20, 2021

The day before Earth Day this year, Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s CEO, tweeted that “#bitcoin incentivizes renewable energy.” It was a counterintuitive, provocative assertion as cryptocurrency critics and environmental
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Greenidge Bitcoin Mining to be Carbon Neutral in June

May 19, 2021

Greenidge Generation Holdings announced that its entire bitcoin mining operation at its facility in Upstate New York will be carbon neutral beginning June 1 through a portfolio of carbon offset credits. The bitcoin mining company is also exploring options to invest a portion
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Here comes an ETF invested into “ESG friendly” crypto mining stocks. Likely key holdings of the Viridi ESG…

May 19, 2021

Mid-April, an initial N-1A registration statement has been filed with the U.S. SEC to launch Viridi ESG crypto mining ETF (by Alpha Architect ETF Trust). Per the form: “The fund is an actively managed ETF
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Carbon-neutral Bitcoin funds gain traction as investors seek greener crypto

May 19, 2021

Bitcoin (BTC) has been a hot topic of discussion lately even for those outside the core crypto community, but unfortunately, it’s not for the best of reasons. In particular, the amount of energy required to mine Bitcoin has created
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Banking system consumes two times more energy than Bitcoin: Research

May 17, 2021

Amid the ongoing concerns over Bitcoin’s (BTC) energy consumption, a new study states that the traditional banking system consumes much more energy than the Bitcoin network.
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The Good, The Bad And The Blockchain

May 17, 2021

Unless you have been living under a rock the past few years, you have probably heard of bitcoin, a type of cryptocurrency that has generated headlines for its price rises (and falls) over the past five years. So, what has cryptocurrency, and the blockchain in general, got to do with climate action?
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Crypto and blockchain must accept they have a problem, then lead in sustainability

May 16, 2021

As the price of bitcoin hits record highs and cryptocurrencies become increasingly mainstream, the industry’s expanding carbon footprint becomes harder to ignore. Just last week, Elon Musk announced
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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Drop Caused by China Ban?

May 14, 2021

It has been about one month since we launched the Crypto Climate Accord (CCA). At this stage, we have already expanded the community of CCA Supporters to more than 40 organizations from across the crypto and energy sector and
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London-listed crypto miner Argo signs climate accord

May 14, 2021

UK-listed bitcoin mining business Argo Blockchain (ARB.L) and cryptocurrency technology company DMG Blockchain Solutions (DMGI.V) have signed a “crypto climate accord” (CAA) aimed at promoting industry decarbonisation. The CAA outlines several objectives for the crypto mining industry,
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DMG Blockchain Solutions and Argo Blockchain Sign Crypto Climate Accord Eco-Forward…

May 14, 2021

DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. (TSXV: DMGI) (DMGGF: OTCQB) (FSE: 6AX) (“DMG” or the “Company”) a vertically integrated blockchain and cryptocurrency technology company, and Argo Blockchain Plc
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Argo and DMG Join Group Working to Lower Bitcoin Miners’ Carbon Emissions

May 14, 2021

Argo Blockchain and DMG Blockchain, cryptocurrency mining firms that are publicly traded in the U.K. and Canada, respectively, have joined the Crypto Climate Accord (CCA), an advocacy group that pushes for lower
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As the price of bitcoin has climbed, so has its environmental cost

May 14, 2021

BITCOIN HAS gained many admirers since its launch in 2009. Once the domain of anarchists and Redditors, the digital currency has since piqued the interest of hedge-fund managers and tech entrepreneurs—most notably Elon Musk, the eccentric founder of Tesla
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This power plant stopped burning fossil fuels. Then Bitcoin came along.

May 6, 2021

One decade and $1 trillion after the debut of Bitcoin, the environmental footprint of “mining” the cryptocurrency is still hotly contested. What’s certain, however, is that the amount of electricity the process requires is growing at a breakneck speed.
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Crypto Climate Accord: Bitcoin greenwashing or game-changer?

April 27, 2021

Some cryptocurrency players are trying to shrink crypto’s carbon footprint with a self-regulating accord, but critics say it distracts from more effective government regulation.
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ConsenSys launches a more energy-efficient NFT ecosystem with a project…

April 24, 2021

The NFT craze has been an intriguing moment for digital artists who have seen great leaps in how tech has allowed them to create their work, but not as much progress in shifting how they profit off of it.
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Crypto artists are now using Ethereum NFTs to fight climate change

April 23, 2021

Californian startup Hitch is collaborating with South African artist Daniella Attfield to create a unique non-fungible token (NFT) art piece that benefits the climate, it said in a release shared with CryptoSlate.
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Crypto Climate Accord Adds Over a Dozen New Supporters in Two Weeks Since Launch

April 22, 2021

The Crypto Climate Accord (CCA), a private-sector led initiative to decarbonize the crypto and blockchain industry, is taking shape and gaining momentum just two weeks after its launch. This Earth Day, we are proud to announce the
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Jack Dorsey’s Square and Cathie Wood’s Ark suggest bitcoin mining encourages…

April 22, 2021

Teams from Jack Dorsey’s Square and Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest produced the results of a research collaboration on Wednesday that aims to show how bitcoin mining incentivizes the use of renewable energy.
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Solar + Battery + Bitcoin Mining

April 21, 2021

Bitcoin critics often assert that bitcoin mining consumes more resources, specifically energy, than the benefits it creates. What critics deem computationally inefficient and unscalable, however, advocates consider not only an intended tradeoff but a fundamental feature.
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US Bitcoin Mining Venture Raises $14M for All-Renewable Energy Mining

April 13, 2021

Gryphon Digital Mining has raised $14 million to establish renewable energy-driven bitcoin (BTC, -6.11%) mining operations in the United States. Established in late summer of last year, Gryphon raised the undisclosed round
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Critics Claim Bitcoin Is a Threat to the Environment. They’re Wrong.

April 12, 2021

One popular critique of bitcoin is energy cost per transaction. This doesn’t begin to capture bitcoin’s massive energy savings compared to fiat currency.
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Crypto Climate Accord Launches to Decarbonize Cryptocurrency Industry

April 8, 2021

Energy Web, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Alliance for Innovative Regulation (AIR) today announced the launch of the Crypto Climate Accord — a private sector-led initiative committed to making the cryptocurrency industry 100% renewable.
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Making Crypto Green with Energy Web Zero

April 8, 2021

Energy Web is thrilled to be one of the three founding organizations behind the newly announced Crypto Climate Accord (CCA). In the next year, we anticipate dozens of novel approaches coming to market focused on decarbonizing the crypto industry in the spirit of
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Ripple, CoinShares, ConsenSys Join Crypto Climate Accord

April 8, 2021

CoinShares’ chief strategy officer says, “It’s vital we correct misinformation that has persisted about Bitcoin’s energy use and sources.” Ripple, CoinShares and ConsenSys have joined the Crypto Climate Accord, an initiative designed to make the cryptocurrency industry run entirely on renewable energy by 2025.
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Crypto Climate Accord will shift cryptocurrency industry to 100% renewable energy by 2030

April 8, 2021

Cryptocurrency is so hot it might melt the polar ice caps. But a new group dubbed the Crypto Climate Accord is debuting today as a way to address how the industry deals with token mining’s negative effects on the environment.
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Could a ‘Crypto Climate Accord’ erase cryptocurrencies’ carbon footprint?

April 8, 2021

A newly announced “Crypto Climate Accord” aims to erase cryptocurrencies’ legacy of climate pollution. That’s a tall order considering the enormous amounts of energy that the most popular cryptocurrencies
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‘Bitcoin incentivizes renewable energy’ agree Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey

March 29, 2021

Some of Bitcoin’s most prominent backers have sought to make the case for Bitcoin’s environmental efficiency, with a collaborative paper from researchers at financial services firm Square and investment manager
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Noahbjectivity on Bitcoin Mining

March 29, 2021

The Bloomberg columnist Noah Smith has a lot of thoughts on Bitcoin. Some of them are really solid and engage with the reality of the protocol itself, which is rare for a member of the mainstream media circuit. He also discloses that he owns Bitcoin,
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Climate-Positive Crypto Art: The Next Big Thing Or NFT Overreach?

March 19, 2021

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been touted as a solution to everything from selling illiquid assets such as real estate to counterfeiting. In the latest use case being advanced, digital art, represented as NFTs, has the potential
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The Frustrating, Maddening, All-Consuming Bitcoin Energy Debate

March 5, 2021

The Bitcoin energy debate rumbles on, seemingly without end. Bitcoiners are rightfully frustrated at having to defend Bitcoin’s share of global energy production, given the lack of equivalent scrutiny applied to other
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EOS Energy Consumption vs Bitcoin and Ethereum

October 25, 2018

In this article we look at the comparisons of Proof of Work (POW) crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin & Ethereum then delve into EOS which uses Delegated Proof Of Stake (DPOS). In these comparisons, it’s our intention to bring forward
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