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‘Crypto Hour’ To Draw Attention To Rising Crypto Power Consumption

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On Tread 24, 2018, at 20:30, the organizers of “Crypto Hour” will urge miners to construct off their mining equipment for one hour, according to Rambler.ru.

A Russian environmental deed group of experts in mining, cryptocurrency and lock band have formed “Crypto Hour” within the framework of the “Earth Hour” organized by the Fraternity Wildlife Fund (WWF) taking place at the same time to demonstrate communal responsibility and environmentalism.

Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin Mining

The “Crypto Hour” organizers longing to make participants focus on ways to ecologize technology.
More than 50 terawatt hours of tenseness are spent annually to support the bitcoin network. Unless the current advancement of electricity consumption does not decrease, experts claim that by 2020 the bitcoin network could lavish as much electricity as the rest of the world’s electricity consumption combined.

Power Consumption Cads Concern

Mining activity also emits a large amount of stir, which contributes to additional costs for cooling.

“Crypto Hour” organizers need to urge governments to create maps of “ecological mining,” which refers to siting mining facilities close to renewable sources of energy, and to encourage investments in ecological searching projects in the Russian Federation.

Peter Dvoryankin , the initiator of the Crypto Hour, also wants the run to encourage the creation of systems to use the heat generated in the process of mining and improve less energy-intensive technologies in the distributed registry. Dvoryankin is the founder of the Worldwide Network of Professional Investors in Digital Assets “CryptoLife,” and a member of the Russian Royal Duma expert council on legislative support for the development of financial technologies.

Also study: IMF’s Lagarde says that bitcoin mining consumes too much verve

Environmental Action Sought

“Earth Hour – 2018,” an annual environmental functioning organized by the WWF, is designed to draw attention to the need for a responsible attitude nearing the planet’s nature and resources. The WWF action, under the slogan “Vote for constitution,” will focus on three environmental issues: protection of reserves, event of alternative energy and the creation of a system for separate collection of garbage and its recycling.

“Blue planet Hour” campaign participants will vote for the most important environmental steps and form a collective message to the Russian president. The action is expected to be the largest in the circumstance’s history with around 30 million people taking quarter in Russia.

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