12/07/2017

Newest Thing That Contributes To ‘Climate Change’: Bitcoin

William Teach, Right-Wing News

If it isn’t one thing, it’s something else. The Cult of Climastrology will always find new things to link to their cult-like beliefs. Some things will be affected, some things are contributors

(Daily Caller) Bitcoin has caught the attention of liberal writers who argue the digital crypto-currency is contributing to global warming.

Vox and The New Republic (TNR) have pieces out highlighting the massive amounts of energy it takes to mine Bitcoins, most of which comes from fossil fuels. Most Bitcoins are mined in China, fueled by cheap coal power.

TNR’s Emily Atkin wrote that “Bitcoins are contributing to the warming of the atmosphere without providing a significant public benefit in return,” adding “[w]e only have 32 years left for carbon emissions to peak and then rapidly decrease, if our planet is to remain livable.” (snip)

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