October 31, 2018

Can Crypto Help Solve, Rather Than Accelerate, The Challenge Of Climate Change?

Powerledger’s Dr Jemma Green writes for Forbes.

The astronomical level of energy usage required to mine Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has been a contentious point of discussion for several years.

In this article for Forbes, Powerledger Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Dr Jemma Green explores how crypto and blockchain-based companies are both looking to the technology to help solve social and environmental issues while grappling with the energy consumption and carbon emissions it produces.

So what, as an industry, can we do about it? One obvious solution is to keep improving this existing protocol through further efficiencies.

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