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Bitcoin Mining Guzzles Energy--And Its Carbon Footprint Just Keeps Growing

December 6, 2017View for printing

Simply put, bitcoin is slowing the effort to achieve a rapid transition away from fossil fuels. What's more, this is just the beginning. Given its rapidly growing climate footprint, bitcoin is a malignant development, and it's getting worse.

Eric Holthaus

https://www.wired.com/story/bitcoin-m ... ps-growing/

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