Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas

BERLIN (AP) — Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las Vegas. The Technical University of Munich said Thursday that researcher Christian Stoll and colleagues first calculated the power consumption of the entire bitcoin network. They then combined the results with the […]

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