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Bitcoin could be as bad for the planet as beef

5 mins | Oct 5, 2022
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This massive polluter is flying under environmentalists' radar. Bitcoin's carbon footprint is steadily increasing yearly, with a 2021 research paper estimating that the total climate damages generated by mining could be as high as $12 billion over the past five years. Laura Millan Lombrana explains why the climate impact is comparable to farming cattle and shouldn't be left unchecked.

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