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How does ethereum’s ‘merge’ make the cryptocurrency greener?

Ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency, has completed a plan to drastically reduce its carbon emissions through a software upgrade known as “the merge”. Here we explain what has changed and what the implications might be.

In Coinbase’s rise, a reminder: Cryptocurrencies use lots of energy
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In Coinbase’s rise, a reminder: Cryptocurrencies use lots of energy

The company’s stock market arrival establishes Bitcoin and other digital currencies in the traditional financial landscape. It also elevates a technology with astonishing environmental costs.
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NFTs are shaking up the art world. Are they also fueling climate change?

Making digital artwork requires colossal amounts of computing power, and that means greenhouse gases.

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NFTs are shaking up the art world. Are they also fueling climate change?
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NFTs are shaking up the art world. Are they also fueling climate change?

Making the digital artworks requires colossal amounts of computing power, and that means greenhouse gases.
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Switching to renewable energy is often dirty. Tech like blockchain can help

The worldwide push to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 will require advances in green technologies—particularly tech associated with renewable energy—but simply waiting for future tools to emerge isn't a viable solution to climate change.

Even garbage is using blockchain now
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Even garbage is using blockchain now

Pilot projects that use innovative data collection to encourage recycling and responsible waste management are underway in Argentina, India and the U.S.
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