environment

CDCROP: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
Democratic Lawmakers Look to Compel Crypto Miners to Disclose Energy and Emissions Data
In a letter to the EPA and Department of Energy, the Senate and House members seemed impatient for more data from miners.
CDCROP: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

BxC launch at Davos
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.
BxC launch at Davos

CDCROP: Bitmain Antminer mining rigs at Consensus 2022 (Christie Harkin/CoinDesk)
2023 Will Be the Death of Bitcoin Energy FUD
It's becoming increasingly difficult to ignore how green bitcoin mining can combat climate change.
CDCROP: Bitmain Antminer mining rigs at Consensus 2022 (Christie Harkin/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) speaks during a press conference held by airport workers and members of SEIU (Jemal Countess/Getty Images for SEIU)
US Lawmakers Want Environmental Agency to Study Crypto Mining's Energy Impact
The Crypto-Asset Environmental Transparency Act would direct the EPA to impose greenhouse gas emission reporting rules on crypto mining facilities and assess their overall impact on the U.S.' environment.
CDCROP: Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) speaks during a press conference held by airport workers and members of SEIU (Jemal Countess/Getty Images for SEIU)

Antminer bitcoin mining rigs displayed at Consensus 2021 (Christie Harkin/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Mining Is Cool Again; We Can Thank Africa, Prudence and Growing Hashrate for That
It has been a tough year for crypto mining industry, but the industry is primed for a rebound soon.
Antminer bitcoin mining rigs displayed at Consensus 2021 (Christie Harkin/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: A Bitfarms mining facility in Washington state, U.S. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Mining's Sustainable Electricity Mix May Be Declining, Says Cambridge University Research Organization
The CCAF uses publicly available data to run a theoretical model to estimate the environmental footprint of bitcoin mining.
CDCROP: A Bitfarms mining facility in Washington state, U.S. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Stack of cash $100 dollar bills (Shutterstock)
'Sustainable' GRNGrid Blockchain Gets $50M From Investment Firm GEM Digital
GRNGrid is a more environmentally friendly layer 1 tailored to decentralized finance.
CDCROP: Stack of cash $100 dollar bills (Shutterstock)

More pressure promised on Bitcoin's energy usage (Anne Nygard/Unsplash)
Environmental Groups to Spend Another $1M on Ads for Bitcoin Code Change After the Merge
The "Change the Code, Not the Climate" campaign is upping its efforts following Ethereum's switch to proof of stake.
More pressure promised on Bitcoin's energy usage (Anne Nygard/Unsplash)

EU Parliament
EU Lawmakers Vote Down Green Crypto Mining Study
The Green Party had pushed for research into mining techniques after failing to impose restrictions on bitcoin-style proof-of-work
EU Parliament

Mining rigs in Plattsburgh, NY. (Fran Velasquez/CoinDesk)
Why Bit Digital Is Expanding Into Canada
Bit Digital Chief Strategy Officer Samir Tabar joined CoinDesk TV’s “All About Bitcoin,” to discuss the mining company’s bid to increase hosting capacity in Canada.
Mining rigs in Plattsburgh, NY. (Fran Velasquez/CoinDesk)