Bitcoin Magazine Environment

Bitcoin’s Green Potential: Energy Consumption Does Not Equal Carbon Emissions

Bitcoin mining has long been singled out for its contribution to rising global carbon emissions. Fortunately for the pioneering cryptocurrency, many of these critiques are based on faulty assumptions and predictions divorced from an understanding of the built-in energy-seeking incentives native to Bitcoin, and underplaying the positive impact it has now and may have in

Bitcoin Magazine Environment

How Bitcoin Mining Is Solving Our E-Waste Crisis

We’re all familiar with the “energy waste” and “carbon emissions” narratives around Bitcoin mining. “It wastes energy!” “It’s a carbon emitter!” Obviously, Bitcoin is a unique and terrible attack on the environment at a scale previously unheard of in human history. But now the “Bitcoin is anti-environmental” narrative is now starting to shift towards “e-waste.”