Bitcoin Environment Debate Wrong

This is an opinion editorial by Marie Poteriaieva, a Ukrainian-French crypto industry watchdog and educator who has been following the space since 2016.

Bitcoin is routinely treated as an environmental pariah: monitoring energy consumption and quickly labeling it as “anti-ecological” is fairly straightforward. This statement is false on many levels, but public opinion is rarely nuanced, and politicians have little to lose by attacking Bitcoin on ecological grounds – they can position themselves as a planet savior at the (relatively) small cost of alienating crypto enthusiasts. larger audience.

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