Congress Announces Hearing on Bitcoin’s Energy Use

Congress Announces Hearing on Bitcoin’s Energy Use



The U.S. Congress will maintain a listening to on the vitality use and environmental affect of bitcoin mining on January 20, its Vitality and Commerce Oversight Subcommittee announced on Thursday.

The transfer was prompted by a letter despatched to the Home in October by a cohort of nationwide and worldwide local weather organizations that argued in opposition to the vitality utilization of Bitcoin and its Proof of Work (PoW) system.

“We, the greater than 70 local weather, financial, racial justice, enterprise and native organizations, write to you immediately to induce Congress to take steps to mitigate the appreciable contribution parts of the cryptocurrency markets are making to local weather change and the ensuing greenhouse fuel (GHG) emissions, environmental, and local weather justice impacts it should have,” the letter learn.

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