MEPs push for cryptocurrencies generated via sustainable technology

With increasing attention on Bitcoin’s environmental impact in recent weeks, EU lawmakers are preparing a framework that would help to prevent cryptocurrency becoming the next stranded asset.

by Raquel Guerra
Bitcoin mining – mostly relying on fossil fuels – uses about 110 terawatt-hours per year (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)
Bitcoin mining – mostly relying on fossil fuels – uses about 110 terawatt-hours per year (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)

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