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Fight looms over New York's bid to slow crypto-mining boom

Fight looms over New York's bid to slow crypto-mining boom

Crypto interests are lobbying Gov. Kathy Hochul to veto a groundbreaking bill that would temporarily halt new crypto-mining projects at fossil-fuel burning plants.
Bitcoin miners want to recast themselves as eco-friendly

Bitcoin miners want to recast themselves as eco-friendly

Facing intense criticism, the crypto mining industry is trying to change the view that its energy-guzzling computers are harmful to the climate.
After Chinese ban, cryptocurrency mining got worse for climate

After Chinese ban, cryptocurrency mining got worse for climate

New research shows that China’s Bitcoin ban has sent the process of creating new coins, known as mining, to countries where it uses far less renewable energy.
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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