The World Economic Forum is building a blockchain-based sustainable sourcing project with 7 metal and mining industry firms on board.
Executive director Suzanne Pelletier told CoinDesk old school philanthropy isn’t making the cut, necessitating new donation methods.
A large donation to a non-profit working to protect the Amazon rainforest has been blocked by compliance hurdles at crypto payments firm BitPay.
IBM and two other organizations will marry blockchain and IoT to help manage groundwater usage in an "at-risk" Californian aquifer.
Research by the World Economic Forum and PwC has identified over 65 ways blockchain could address some of the most urgent environmental challenges.
The United Nations has formed a new coalition to research and adopt applications of blockchain technology to further action on climate change.
Long-term, the incentives bitcoin creates may drive efficiency and green energy solutions in the crypto world and even spur them in the wider economy.
A Russian political group formed by President Vladimir Putin is planning to advance a green-friendly cryptocurrency concept.
Bitcoin's 'proof of work' validation mechanism burns a huge amount of energy, but this novel solution from developer Bram Cohen aims to change that.
An Australia-based sustainability think-tank has claimed that bitcoin could eventually consume 60% of annual global electricity production.