The FUD around Bitcoin’s energy consumption is huge. Not the energy consumption itself mind you, the propaganda. It’s been used by fiat supporters as a soundbite to attack bitcoin itself, while ignoring the facts and the real numbers. I found this twitter thread by MICROCHAD where he linked a few resources on the matter.




Bitcoin Q&A: Energy Consumption by @aantonop. He explains how PoW mining is contributing to massive investment & subsidy in renewables/alternative energy and efficiency improvements in processing, driving the decentralization of energy production.

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.@michael_saylor responds to Bill Maher’s myopic criticism of Bitcoin’s energy use in this excerpt from his excellent interview with Kitco news.

Bitcoin Mining Energy Consumption by @cryptografics



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