Bitcoin certainly has a carbon footprint problem on its hands, but that doesn’t mean that all cryptocurrencies do. It appears there is a lot of misinformation on the internet when it comes to cryptocurrencies and the associated electricity usage. More specifically, most sources claim Bitcoin mining uses a lot of energy, which is absolutely correct. However, it seems the situation is being blown out of proportion completely.

Learn more about cryptocurrency’s carbon footprint within this infographic from The Merkle.

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The Real Carbon Footprint Of Cryptocurren

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Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2018.

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