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10 recommended articles and videos in the "Bitcoin Mining" category.
1.  Featured: Cryptocurrencies use more electricity in a year than Norway  

2022-10-19

Yale Universities Climate Connections
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But the industry could cause less harm by adopting processes that use less computing power and by switching to renewable energy sources. The post Cryptocurrencies use more electricity in a year than Norway appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

2.  Featured: 'Leading the Nation on Climate,' NY Governor Signs Partial Ban on Crypto Mining  

2022-11-23

Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“This first-in-the-nation law should set the standard for every other state where crypto miners are coming in, extracting resources, and wreaking havoc,” said one campaigner. “Thank you, Gov. Hochul, for setting a precedent for the rest of the country.“

3.  Featured: Bitcoin’s Intensive Energy Demands Are Sparking a Crypto Backlash  

2022-06-21

Yale E360
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The enormous energy demands of Bitcoin mining are prompting some U.S. municipalities to impose moratoriums or outright bans on cryptocurrency facilities. Bitcoin mining activity, critics warn, is leading to electricity price hikes and a revival of dirtier sources of power. Read more on E360 →

4.  Crypto is killing the planet  

2022-10-26

The Ecologist
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Crypto is killing the planet Channel Comment Yasmin 26th October 2022 Teaser Media

5.  Bitcoin Miners Are The Dung Beetles Of The Energy Sector  

2022-10-13

Zero Hedge News
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Bitcoin Miners Are The Dung Beetles Of The Energy Sector Authored by Robert Warren via BitcoinMagazine.com, Miners will consume every last drop of wasted energy available, because they’re incentivized to do so. The layperson knows only one thing about Bitcoin mining - it uses a lot of energy, and tha...

6.  The Cost Of Mining Bitcoin In 198 Different Countries  

2022-08-07

Zero Hedge News
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The Cost Of Mining Bitcoin In 198 Different Countries It takes an estimated 1,449 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy to mine a single bitcoin. That’s the same amount of energy an average U.S. household consumes in approximately 13 years. Given the high amount of energy needed to mine bitcoin, it can be ...

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