Category: Environment

Top mining, metals firms test blockchain to trace cobalt for electric cars

Top mining, metals firms test blockchain to trace cobalt for electric cars

Miners Glencore, CMOC and Eurasian Resources Group, together with battery material supplier Umicore, are looking for ways to ensure the cobalt used for electric vehicles is traceable. 5164 Total views 12 Total shares Establishing responsible cobalt sourcing practices has become a major focus of attention for human rights groups, environmental researchers and others in recent […]

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Experts debate Bitcoin climate footprint in latest Cointelegraph Crypto Duel

Experts debate Bitcoin climate footprint in latest Cointelegraph Crypto Duel

In the latest Cointelegraph video debate, experts discuss pathways towards making Bitcoin more sustainable. 2697 Total views 29 Total shares In the latest Cointelegraph Crypto Duel, founder of Digiconomist Alex de Vries and CEO and founder of Blockchain for Climate Joseph Pallant debated the intensity of Bitcoin’s footprint and possible paths forward to reduce it.  […]

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No ‘blood coin’ for Kevin O’Leary as investor takes stand on Bitcoin energy consumption

No ‘blood coin’ for Kevin O’Leary as investor takes stand on Bitcoin energy consumption

“Blood coin,” “clean coin” and maybe even “virgin coin” will become commonplace phrases as Bitcoin’s environmental concerns continue to rage. 4826 Total views 39 Total shares Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den personality Kevin O’Leary is taking a stand against what he terms “blood coin,” that being Bitcoin (BTC) mined in China. The investor declared that […]

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