US Senate to Examine Energy Efficiency of Blockchain
The U.S. Senate will host a hearing on blockchain's energy use and whether the tech can be used to protect infrastructure next week.
Peter Van Valkenburgh explained the potential benefits from cryptocurrency and blockchain while Nouriel Roubini called it "the mother of all scams."
Economist Nouriel Roubini and Coin Center's Peter Van Valkenburgh will testify about crypto and blockchain before a U.S. Senate committee today.
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The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hosted a hearing Tuesday on the "energy efficiency of blockchain and similar technologies."