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Why Ethereum Ditching Mining Isn't as Green as Advertised
Former Ethereum core developer Lane Rettig breaks done why the network's major proof-of-stake upgrade last year isn't inherently less wasteful, cheaper or more secure than blo...
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Unleashing the Green Economy: How Blockchain Can Transform Climate-Friendly Investment Opportunities
By unlocking the immense potential of blockchain, we stand at the precipice of a transformative era in the global movement towards a greener economy, Osho Jha writes.
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The Energy Crisis: Can Mining Help?
Current energy sources pose several challenges, including grid instability, energy transmission and storage, and harmful byproducts. So what could be our solutions?
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Solana Foundation, Ripple, GBBC and Others Form Partnership to Promote Crypto Solutions for Climate Change
Climate solutions "makes the most sense" for real-world applications of blockchain, a co-founder of the initiative told CoinDesk.
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Blockchain for Impact: Climate Insurance and Open Data
Blockchain for Impact: Climate Insurance and Open Data
dClimate Founder and CEO Sid Jha brings to I.D.E.A.S. 2022 a presentation on how AI and blockchain technologies can power an end-to-end ecosystem for enabling businesses globa...
Blockchain for Impact: Climate Insurance and Open Data

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In the Colombian Andes, Figuring Out How Crypto Can Save the Climate
Earnest eco-crypto nerds at a three-day retreat attempted to resolve interoperability among crypto-climate projects.
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New York's Mining Moratorium Plan Is a 'Huge Mistake': Sustainable Bitcoin Mining Protocol CEO
New York's Mining Moratorium Plan Is a 'Huge Mistake': Sustainable Bitcoin Mining Protocol CEO
Sustainable Bitcoin Mining Protocol is aiming to make bitcoin a climate-positive asset. CEO Brad Van Voorhees says New York State's two-year mining moratorium plan is "prematu...
New York's Mining Moratorium Plan Is a 'Huge Mistake': Sustainable Bitcoin Mining Protocol CEO

Sustainable Bitcoin Protocol Wants to Make Bitcoin a Climate-Positive Asset
Sustainable Bitcoin Protocol Wants to Make Bitcoin a Climate-Positive Asset
Sustainable Bitcoin Protocol CEO and co-founder Brad Van Voorhees joins "All About Bitcoin" live from I.D.E.A.S. 2022 to discuss the problems with the Bitcoin network's energy...
Sustainable Bitcoin Protocol Wants to Make Bitcoin a Climate-Positive Asset

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Bank of England: Any UK CBDC Will Be 'Tens of Thousands' Times More Efficient Than Bitcoin
The fintech lead at U.K.’s central bank urged eco-conscious citizens not to “throw the blockchain baby out with the bitcoin bathwater.”
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Mark Cuban Invests in Decentralized Data Marketplace dClimate
The billionaire investor is going deeper down the blockchain rabbit hole.
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