What is Bitcoin and is it Bad for the Environment?

If you’re on the internet, it’s likely that you’ve heard of cryptocurrency, or more specifically Bitcoin. Put simply, these are digital currencies. This means there are no physical little gold bitcoins that you can take to the supermarket to buy your groceries and no institution or organisation (i.e. a bank) that’s controlling your transactions – they all exist solely online (aka digitally).

30th Oct, 2021

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