The reports of bitcoin environmental damage are garbage
. is unscientific garbage. Journalists citing it are to be ignored. Academia citing it is to be ignored. Comprehensive takedown
Tick tock, , the truth cometh out 🕙🕚🕛 Journalists: I beg you, please 👏🏻 check 👏🏻 your 👏🏻 sources 👏🏻 more. Relying on made-up data is not ok. For the real takes, look here 👉🏻
It’s amazing how little research there is relating to cryptocurrency mining energy use. I would like to see more. Here’s a criticism of the most well cited source
There goes the cover story of why Ethereum guys want to move to proof of stake. (Bitcoin isn't damaging the environment! Shock!) guess now the only reason remains: they want to enrich themselves as they are large pre-sale stake holders!( ETH Foundation)
Robert Sharratt blows away all the FUD about Bitcoin power usage. "Crypto’s carbon footprint is extremely moderate for being the world’s largest computer network. Its energy efficiency gets better every day. It isn’t perfect, but its goals are noble..."
The reports of bitcoin environmental damage are garbage. This illustrates that FUD is a one way function. It's easy to make a false statement but proving it wrong requires significantly more proof of work (pun intended)
The reports of bitcoin environmental damage are garbage
The idea that bitcoin is using all the world's energy is such a compelling dystopian hook, so it just keeps getting repeated. Evidence to support it is pretty thin. Good explainer here
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“I write this article because I’m sick of being confronted by people, even others in #crypto, about crypto allegedly being an environmental disaster. It isn’t. That is an egregious lie.” - an environmentalist #bitcoin