The discussion about the environmental impact of cryptocurrencies – and Bitcoin, specifically – isn’t new, but recent remarks by none other than Elon Musk have given some more notoriety to the issue.
As with most hot topics out there, opinions are split: some, like Musk, show concern about Bitcoin’s high energy requirements. Others, like Ethereum’s founders, look for solutions that could lower those power costs.
There is no clear consensus, and most of the information out there is dispersed. That’s why the team at Casinos Blockchain have gathered data from authoritative sources about the environmental impact of Bitcoin and turned it into a helpful infographic.