Economic slowdown will lighten India’s carbon burden: Study

News: According to an analysis published in Carbon Brief, carbon dioxide emissions in India are poised to grow at their slowest since 2001. There would only be a 2% rise from 2018. Facts: Factors contributing to slow rise in CO2 emissions: Slower growth in coal-based power generation: This is mainly due to fall in Industrial… Continue reading Economic slowdown will lighten India’s carbon burden: Study

Bitcoin use causing huge CO2 emissions: Study

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has revealed that Bitcoin system has a carbon footprint of between 22 and 22.9 megatonnes per year. This is comparable to the footprint of cities such as Hamburg, Vienna or Las Vegas. Bitcoin mining is very energy-intensive and the process has increased rapidly… Continue reading Bitcoin use causing huge CO2 emissions: Study