Bitcoin is powered by COAL: Massive electricity usage to mine Bitcoins runs mostly on coal and pollutes the world with mercury and smog

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(Natural News) Because they exist fictitiously somewhere out there in cyberspace, digital cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin might seem like more eco-friendly alternatives to traditional cash. But the latest data shows that not only does “mining” Bitcoin consume unprecedented amounts of energy, but the bulk of this energy comes from coal: A highly-polluting substance that, when burned,…

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