Environment

Bitcoin Environmental Debate Is Wrong

This is an editorial opinion by Marie Poteriaieva, a Ukrainian-French crypto industry observer and educator, following the space since 2016. Bitcoin is routinely treated as an environment pariah: its energy consumption is quite simple to track and quick-label as “anti-ecological.” This statement is wrong on many levels, but public opinion is rarely nuanced, and politicians …

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Bitcoin Environmental Debate Is Wrong

This is an editorial opinion by Marie Poteriaieva, a Ukrainian-French crypto industry observer and educator, following the space since 2016. Bitcoin is routinely treated as an environment pariah: its energy consumption is quite simple to track and quick-label as “anti-ecological.” This statement is wrong on many levels, but public opinion is rarely nuanced, and politicians …

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EU engine ban splits Germany’s coalition – POLITICO

BERLIN — EU plans to end the sale of new combustion engine cars by 2035 are tearing apart Germany’s ruling three-party coalition. The stakes are enormous as the European Commission’s proposal to mandate zero emissions for cars by 2035 will bring about a revolution in Germany’s largest and most powerful industry. The issue was dealt …

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MEPs want EU public prosecutor to tackle green crimes – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article A group of European lawmakers is pushing for Brussels to beef up the EU public prosecutor’s mandate to also cover environmental crime. Set up in June last year, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) currently has the power to investigate and prosecute crimes against the EU budget, including …

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SpaceX Sails Through Environmental Review of Megarocket

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed its environmental assessment of SpaceX’s proposed site expansion in Boca Chica, Texas, after months of delay. Rainn Wilson’s First Fandoms: Star Trek And D&D The agency declared that SpaceX’s plans for its upcoming super heavy rocket would have “no significant impact” on people living in the area …

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