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Environment

Immersion

Immersion Lvl 1: Positive (+)
  • [2021] 📖 No, blockchain isn’t going to destroy the environment [UTrust]
  • [2021] 📖 Blockchain energy consumption: Debunking the misperceptions of Bitcoin’s and blockchain’s climate impact [Data Driven Lab]
  • [2021] 📖 🌍 Why the focus of the blockchain climate discussion is missing the point ❌ [CUDOS]
  • [2021] 📖 How Much Energy Does Bitcoin Actually Consume? [Nic Carter / HBR]
Immersion Lvl 2: Negative (-)
  • [2017] 📖 The Environmental Impacts of Bitcoin [Andy Reed]
  • [2021] 📖 Bitcoin’s Impacts on Climate and the Environment [Columbia]

Other

Trends
  • [2022] 📖 Crypto miner power draw raises environmental concerns [Carolina Coast]
  • [2021] 📖 Witnesses debate crypto mining's efficiency in congressional hearing on environment [Coindesk]
  • [2021] 📖 Why Bitcoin Is Bad for the Environment [New Yorker]
  • [2021] 📖 Europe must ban BTC mining to hit the 1.5C Paris climate goal, say Swedish regulators [Euronews]
  • [2021] 📖 Bitcoin mining isn’t nearly as bad for the environment as it used to be, new data shows [CNBC]
  • [2021] 📖 Bitcoin uses more electricity than many countries. How is that possible? [NYT]
  • [2021] 📖 Sustainability solution or climate calamity? The dangers and promise of cryptocurrency technology [UN]
  • [2021] 📖 Can Crypto Go Green? [NYT]
  • [2021] 📖 The Climate Controversy Swirling Around NFTs [The Verge]
  • [2021] 📖 NFTs Are Hot. So Is Their Effect on the Earth’s Climate [Wired]
  • [2019] 📖 Bitcoin is an energy hog. Where is all that electricity coming from? [Vox]
Reports
  • [2021] 📕 Blockchain and the environment [EEA]
  • [2021] 📕 Cryptocurrency Mining from an Economic and Environmental Perspective. Analysis of the Most and Least Sustainable Countries [Energies]
  • [2021] 📕 The Economic and Environmental Impact of Bitcoin [IEEE]
Tools
  • Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) [CCAF Index]