No, Bitcoin Won't Boil the Oceans

No, Bitcoin Won’t Boil the Oceans

Power hog. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg While much of the world marvels at bitcoin’s meteoric rise, another part is focused on an environmental byproduct: The sheer amount of electricity that crypto-currencies use. By some estimates, bitcoin’s consumption alone exceeds — or will exceed — that of Ireland , Denmark , Japan or even the entire world . Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00Playback Rate1 Chapters Chapters captions settings, opens captions settings dialog captions off, selected CaptionsFullscreen This is a modal window. An error has occurred. Reload the web page or use another browser. Error 5Caption […]