The time to divest from Bitcoin is now — nuclear-news

Great article by John Quiggin on cryptocurrencies. Here in Cumbria “Professor Bitcoin” Jem Bendell (a leading inspiration for Extinction Rebellion) was responsible for the University of Cumbria becoming the first in the world to accept payment of fees in the online currency, Bitcoin, in 2014. Strange times. Those who shout sustainability the loudest are often working for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Here is John Quiggin’s article…

The time to divest from Bitcoin is now, Independent Australia, By John Quiggin | 29 May 2021  The rising price of cryptocurrencies is resulting in higher demands for electricity in order to produce them, writes Professor John Quiggin. TWO RECENT DEVELOPMENTS in financial markets have big and directly opposed implications for the future of the global climate. On the one […]

The time to divest from Bitcoin is now — nuclear-news

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