Based on publicly available data from the Cambridge University Center for Alternative Finance and the International Energy Agency, or IEA, the intensity of bitcoin’s (BTC) carbon emissions may have already peaked.
The environmental impact of bitcoin’s electricity use is a favorite topic of conversation among its critics and journalists about the pace of cryptocurrencies. But taking into account the available data, Hass McCook, a retired chartered professional engineer, acknowledges that bitcoin’s carbon emissions “already peaked a few months ago.”
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