FAQ: Cryptocurrencies, pollution, and climate change

Cryptocurrencies = pollution? Why?

What cryptos produce pollution and which ones don’t?

How much energy are PoW cryptos consuming?

Energy consumption by cryptocurrency. Source: TRG Datacenters

Where it comes from the energy to mine cryptos?

Why Bitcoin (and others) doesn’t change the mining?

Are cryptocurrencies increasing climate change?

Bitcoin is far behind the biggest energy consumers in the world. Source: CCAF

Is there a solution to the PoW problem?

--

--

Alfacash is an 9-year-old trusted cryptocurrency exchange. We offer crypto-fíat and non-custodial transactions, and valuable knowledge in our blog.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Alfacash

Alfacash

Alfacash is an 9-year-old trusted cryptocurrency exchange. We offer crypto-fíat and non-custodial transactions, and valuable knowledge in our blog.