The Myth of Renewable Bitcoin

Nick Humphries / Carbon emissions

Bitcoin has a reputation for being environmentally unfriendly. Mostly this is, as I argued previously, because (a) it uses lots of electricity and (b) that people don’t think this is a good use for that electricity. But, recently, the focus has been on the type of electricity. For instance, Elon Musk…

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Joshua Gans

Joshua Gans

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Skoll Chair in Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and Chief Economist, Creative Destruction Lab.