Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas

Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las Vegas. The Technical University of Munich said Thursday that researcher Christian Stoll and colleagues first calculated the power consumption o

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Bitcoin Generates More Carbon Emissions Than Some Countries Study Warns

The carbon emissions generated by bitcoin (BTC) are comparable to the whole of Kansas City and even a small country according to a study published in the Joule journal on June 12. Christian Stoll one of the researchers involved in the project said the large energy consumption gen

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Bitcoins Carbon Footprint Is Massive According to a New Study

You can probably guess which human activities emit the most carbon dioxide into the atmosphere; they include transportation and agriculture of course plus all the energy we use to power our homes and offices. New research points to another less-obvious contributor to climate chan

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Bitcoin SV (BSV) Price Flash Crashes to $44 on BitFinex Triggers Price Manipulation Fears

By CCN: Bitcoin SV price witnessed a sharp fall on BitFinex on Thursday — a flash crash that dragged the cryptocurrency from $254 to $44 in a matter of minutes. BitFinex has no issued any clarification about the sudden dump of 25000 BSV. It is likely that somebody mistakingly sol

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Indian Government-Backed Program Offers Crypto and Blockchain Course

An Indian government-initiated program is offering a course for undergraduates to learn about cryptocurrency blockchains and their use cases. This 12-week interactive course is free to enroll and learn from. Among the topics covered are Bitcoin basics and consensus. Meanwhile Ind

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Chinese headmaster fired over coin mining

A Chinese headmaster has been fired after a secret stack of crypto-currency mining machines was found connected to his schools electricity supply. Teachers at the school in Hunan became suspicious of a whirring noise that continued day and night local media report. This led to th

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