The currency bubble that burns energy: Bitcoin guzzles more electricity than 159 of the world’s countries

Here is an obscene fact for you: Bitcoin uses more electricity than 159 of the planet’s countries. The cryptocurrency worth under $1 in 2011 hit a new record this week, making headlines as it soared above $11,000 on Wednesday morning, after which its value has been going up and down like a rollercoaster.   But … Continue reading The currency bubble that burns energy: Bitcoin guzzles more electricity than 159 of the world’s countries