Bitcoin mining now consuming the annual energy consumption of Ireland.

The Energy to Sustain Blockchain – The debate rages on as the energy consumption increases Guest essay by Shea Karssing Earlier this year, we published an article (https://smarterbusiness.co.uk/bitcoin-electricity-energy-sustain-blockchain/) on Bitcoin energy consumption, reporting how Iceland has become one of the top locations for cryptocurrency servers, which now exceed the consumption of private energy users. Now, the criticism amongst…

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Remember when they told us coral bleaching was a sure result of recent man-made global warming? Never mind.

From the “science eventually self-corrects” department, new science showing coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef is a centuries-old problem, well before “climate change” became a buzzword and rising CO2 levels were blamed. Marc Hendrickx writes: New paper shows coral bleaching in GBR extending back 400+ years. [This] busts myths promulgated by alarmist Dr. Ove…