What Do Bitcoin and Las Vegas Have In Common? The Size of Their Carbon Footprints

The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considered, researchers said Thursday. A study by researchers at the Technical University of Munich and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, examined how much power […]

Tech Companies Preaching Sustainability Are Actually Making Carbon Footprints Worse

Tech companies with a mission to create small carbon footprints might be doing the opposite, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. The report, called “Contradictions of the Climate-Friendly City: New Perspectives on Eco-Gentrification and Housing Justice,” alleges that the quest to be sustainable is, in fact, […]