Bitcoin not as bad for the planet as everyone thinks: study

Bitcoin not as bad for the planet as everyone thinks: study – Decrypt

The effect of Bitcoin mining on the environment has long been the subject of much debate. But a new study suggests such concerns might be overblown. A pair of researchers from Aalborg University in Denmark, Susanne Köhler and Massimo Pizzol, say that many of the previous studies about the effects of Bitcoin on the environment have made “blanket assumptions” regarding the amount of carbon emissions stemming from mining.