climate change

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Crypto Mining Moratorium Faces Stiff Headwinds in Albany
The New York State Assembly voted to pass the bill last week, but a fresh wave of opposition from industry and lawmakers alike could make the Senate battle much more difficult.
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ETHDenver Shows Not All Crypto Communities Are the Same
In a day focused on reforming economics and society, ETHheads discussed "public goods," Schelling Points and how DAOs can return power to the people.
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Chia Network to Help Costa Rican Government Track Climate Change
The blockchain and smart transaction platform will supply technical services for the Central American country’s climate change metrics system.
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Why Crypto Mining Needs Nuclear Power
With Bitcoin besieged by environmental critics, two scientists make the case for cleaner “baseload” power.
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How DeFi Can Help Make Climate Change an Investable Asset
Three ways blockchain technology can funnel capital to climate change-friendly products.
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A Big Carbon Footprint Compared to What?
When blockchain systems reduce human involvement in transactions, the carbon benefits can be substantial, says our columnist.
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FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried
Sam Bankman-Fried Says Bitcoin Mining Council Opens an ‘Interesting Can of Worms’
Hopefully it will clean up the "stupid dialogue going on about ESG," he said. "Not in the sense that ESG was stupid, but that the dialogue was."
FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

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Bitcoiners' Approach to the Climate Change Fight Isn't Working – This Might
Crypto will cede the climate debate to others until it starts a new conversation.
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Ripple, CoinShares, ConsenSys Join Crypto Climate Accord
CoinShares’ chief strategy officer says, “It’s vital we correct misinformation that has persisted about Bitcoin’s energy use and sources.”
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Argo Blockchain, DMG to Launch Clean Energy Bitcoin Mining Pool
Argo said "Terra Pool" will allow for the creation of "green bitcoin."
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