Archive for December 2020

How does Covid-19 impact cryptocurrencies?

Cryptocurrencies might just be the best medicine against Covid-19. Figurately speaking, of course. Vaccines are being rolled out in a number of countries as we speak — and this is definitely good news! However, the current unprecedented situation has severely damaged our economies and the crisis is expected to have serious long-term implications. So, is…

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Blockchain and energy consumption

Today, we would like to address the issue that has made cryptocurrencies and especially Bitcoin a target for criticism — the fact that the underlying mechanism makes cryptocurrencies highly energy-intensive. It was an especially hot topic a couple of years ago when an article published in Nature Climate Change was widely commented on and numerous…

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