28/11/19 05:29 UTC-6
Researchers at Aalborg University have proven that miningMining
– is a type of activity for creating new blocks in the Blockchain to ensure proper system operation.
Details Bitcoin through mining installations does not affect climate change. Scientists have denied the version of the emission of 63 megatons of CO2 per year, according to a publication in newscientist.
BTC mining does not affect the climate
To prove the non-involvement of Bitcoin mining in climate change, experts examined the mining industry in China. Statistics show that the largest portion of BTC mining in the world takes place here.
Scientists have come to the conclusion that the total number of carbon dioxide emissions does not exceed acceptable standards. So, earlier scientists put forward the version that mining brings 63 megatons of CO2 annually. In 2018, the figure was 17.29 megatons.
Experts note that 74.1% of mining installations use alternative energy sources for the extraction of the main cryptocurrency.
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