Category: Sustainability

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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Africa’s solarized digitalization agenda in the time of coronavirus

Africa’s solarized digitalization agenda in the time of coronavirus

The seventh session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development convened earlier this month with the theme “Building forward better: Towards a resilient and green Africa to achieve the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063” and to promote the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. Amina Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, […]

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