[NetBehaviour] blockchain electrical consumption?
ruth.catlow at furtherfield.org
Sat Nov 4 15:20:18 CET 2017
On proof of work vs proof of stake
On 04/11/17 14:15, ruth catlow wrote:
> Yes, I've seen this
> Some further research needed I think.
> But first some cheering art that speaks to these concerns. /Julian
> Oliver's //Harvest <https://julianoliver.com/output/harvest>/ - Wind
> energy used to mine cryptocurrency to fund climate research.
> These are the things I want to know - need to research.
> 1) How do Blockchain based emissions compare to those of other global
> communication and trading network infrastructures such as:
> - Other currency and financial trading systems (including High
> Frequency Trading)
> - Streaming video servers for Netflix, Amazon etc
> I wish the person who had penned this blog had done more to compare
> like with like. Anyone got a nice online resource we can point to?
> 2) And what is the carbon emission prognosis is for newer developments
> in blockchain technologies that use Proof-of-Stake rather than
> Bitcoin was the first, there are a many other blockchain technologies
> now developing different (including much more energy efficient)
> Can we combine efforts here. Figures/references anyone please?
> On 04/11/17 13:06, Alan Sondheim wrote:
>> ah well, this just came over, comments?
>> - Alan
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