These Are The Cryptocurrencies With The Highest CO2 Emissions – From Bitcoin To Ethereum

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As cryptocurrencies look to revolutionize the financial market, there is a cost that comes from the sheer amount of energy required to mine them. New research from Forex Suggest reveals the cryptocurrencies with the highest CO2 emissions, with Bitcoin alone generating 56.8m co2 emissions in 2021 Q4 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more The Most-Polluting CryptocurrenciesBitcoin is by far the most energy-consuming cryptocurrency, using 707 kWh per transaction which results in 1,060.5 lbs of CO2 for every transaction (just over half a ton.) Ethereum uses the second most energy for each t…

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