Sunday, February 28, 2021

you've worked so hard to save electricity, then...


"The cryptocurrency’s value has dipped recently after passing a high of $50,000 but the energy used to create it has continued to soar during its epic rise, climbing to the equivalent to the annual carbon footprint of Argentina, according to Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index, a tool from researchers at Cambridge University that measures the currency’s energy use."


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This pisses me off because of all the ways people try to save electricity to avoid global warming, then these dudes set up a system that essentially adds another country to the electric grid.  SMH

1 comment:

Unknown said...

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