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Cambridge Digital Assets Programme

Eurasia Review: Towards a global agenda for digitalisation without greenhouse emissions – analysis

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) and the Digital Assets Programme (DAP) featured in this article about reconciling digitalisation with decarbonisation. The 26th UN Climate Change Conference held in Glasgow in November 2021 partially addressed the issue of reconciling…

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A deep dive into Bitcoin’s environmental impact

The debate about the environmental footprint of bitcoin mining has mainly revolved around electricity consumption. However, the issue of Bitcoin's environmental footprint is more nuanced and complex, which underscores the need for independent data to inform an evidence-based public debate.…

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A deep dive into Bitcoin’s environmental impact.

Financial Times: Bitcoin miners stung as fallout from price collapse widens

Share prices of companies that validate crypto transactions have tumbled over the past month. “Currently, it’s not fun to be in the mining business,” said Alexander Neumueller, CCAF Research Affiliate, Digital Assets, at Cambridge Judge Business School. (subs) Read the…

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Bitcoin mining electricity update: new data

New data from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance finds US leads in Bitcoin mining, with resurgence by China to number two. The update includes a first US state-by-state breakdown of mining activity.  New data on global Bitcoin mining released…

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New data: Bitcoin mining electricity update.

Digital assets project launched: new public-private collaboration announced, to shed light on the digital asset ecosystem

Multi-year Cambridge Digital Assets Programme launched with 16 institutional research collaborators to create open-access datasets and tools to inform digital public dialogue and decision-making in such areas as the environment, infrastructure and cryptocurrencies. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF)…

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