Bitcoin (and many more) cryptocurrency prices have been sky rocketing for the lasts weeks/months, and thus their usage and mining. But have we stop thinking how this impacts the Climate Change? Before jumping into graphs, a quick recap on how cryptocurrencies work: when you buy or sell Bitcoins (for example), your transaction is being recorded into a distributed ledger. This distributed ledger is cryptographically secured against tampering, meaning that once anything is written into it, there is no way of changing nor removing it.

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Daniel Pecos Martínez

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