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The Guardian: How do we solve bitcoin’s carbon problem

Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index developed by Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in The Guardian article. The index estimates “that bitcoin mining consumes 133.63 terawatt hours a year of electricity – more than the…

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The New York Times: Kazakhstan’s huge Bitcoin mining industry is upended by unrest

A report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, at Cambridge Judge Business School, on geographic shifts in Bitcoin mining, quoted in the New York Times. “Kazakhstan accounted for around 18 percent of the global hashrate in August last year,”…

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The Wall Street Journal: Cryptocurrency companies are leaving China in ‘Great Mining Migration’

The bitcoin electricity index developed at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, is cited in an article about cryptocurrency firms leaving China due to country’s crack down on cryptocurrency mining earlier this summer. (subs)…

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Financial Times: Bitcoin’s growing energy problem: ‘It’s a dirty currency’

Some more press coverage for the Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index developed by Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, in the Financial Times. “The latest calculation from Cambridge university’s Bitcoin Electricity Consumption index suggests that bitcoin…

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BBC News: Tesla will no longer accept Bitcoin over climate concerns, says Musk

Further coverage of a research from the Centre for Alternative Finance: an online tool created by Michel Rauchs that estimates the electricity consumption of Bitcoin. The index shows “that the process of mining the cryptocurrency - which involves using vast…

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The Guardian: Value of cryptocurrency bitcoin climbs 5% to record high of $63,000

A further coverage for the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index developed at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School. According to the Index, “the energy usage attributable to bitcoin alone is equivalent to the annual carbon footprint…

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The Times: Holly Black: If you care about the planet you should not buy Bitcoin

Further coverage of the tool by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, that calculates energy consumption used in the creation of Bitcoin. (subs) Read the full article [thetimes.co.uk]…

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The Independent: Bitcoin mining to be banned in coal-heavy region of China

Further coverage of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, on the large energy consumption used in the creation of Bitcoin. “Inner Mongolia is China’s top energy-consuming province and accounts for more than 8% of…

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BBC News: Bitcoin consumes ‘more electricity than Argentina’

Michel Rauchs, Research Assistant at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative, comments on Bitcoin energy consumption. “It is really by design that Bitcoin consumes that much electricity,” he says. “This is not something that will change in the future unless the…

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Phys.org: An app-based recommendation framework for investor adoption of crypto assets

Study co-authored by Dr Andrei Kirilenko, Reader in Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School develops app-based recommendation framework for investor adoption of crypto assets. "Platforms or apps of such companies as Amazon or Tripadvisor serve as a kind of filtering…

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