October 14, 2021, 5:32PM EDT
• 19 min read

The Environmental Debate of Crypto: Part 1

Quick Take

  • Blockchain and cryptocurrency are known to be detrimental to the environment and this has been proven as a fact
  • The discussion of the impact of blockchain technology on the environment contains deep and complex nuances
  • There are various misconceptions surrounding the impact of blockchains on the environment and potential solutions
  • Fundamentally, Bitcoin’s carbon footprint is not something that can be justified or condemned simply by relative comparison

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