Bitcoin’s proof-of-work mechanism is a climate disaster. Environmental groups have a fix. [Roach]

Bitcoin’s proof-of-work mechanism is a climate disaster. Environmental groups have a fix. — from protocol.com by Sarah Roach Ending proof of work would cut bitcoin’s carbon footprint by an estimated 99%. Excerpt: If bitcoin could just cool it with the whole “using copious amounts of energy to mine magic internet money” thing, that’d be great. […]

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