Business

Bitcoin as environmentally costly as beef production

Taken as a share of the market price, the environmental costs of mining the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin are more comparable to the climate damages of producing beef than gold mining costs, according to analysis published ...

Energy & Green Tech

Clean hydrogen: A long-awaited solution for hard-to-abate sectors?

One of the world's biggest climate challenges is decarbonizing fossil energy uses that cannot be directly electrified using renewable power. Among so-called "hard-to-abate" (HTA) sectors are major industries that rely on ...

Business

Industry incentives create greener crypto mining

In the wake of a new White House report on the climate implications of energy-hogging cryptocurrency mining, Cornell Engineering research suggests that providing green policy incentives for carbon capture and renewable energy ...

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