Over the past few weeks Bitcoin’s insane energy consumption took center stage in the media coverage regarding the popular cryptocurrency.
As of today, an estimate of Bitcoin’s carbon footprint has been added to the Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index.
Digiconomist is committed to promoting (the development of) sustainable blockchain technology.
Bitcoin exchange MtGox might be revived, and the SegWit2x fork seems to have officially failed.
One of the earliest investigations into the energy consumption of the Bitcoin network was conducted by Karl J. O’Dwyer and David Malone