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Are New Bitcoin Operations and NYS Climate Goals Compatible?

Buffalo Rising 08 May 2021
Some of that NYPA generated electricity is currently going to a cryptocurrency mining operation near the St ... In April of this year, a methane fired power plant in North Tonawanda was purchased by cryptocurrency mining company Digihost ... Earlier this year, the Chinese regional government in Inner Mongolia announced a ban on all Bitcoin mining.
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Cut methane emissions to rapidly reduce rate of global warming, UN report urges

ITV 06 May 2021
What impact would cutting methane emissions have? ... How can the world cut its methane emissions? ... "By capturing methane from oil wells and coal mines, and plugging all those leaks, a major driver of climate change is cut down to size while simultaneously creating new green jobs and improving air quality for us all.".
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Cutting methane levels will quickly reduce rate of global warming – UN report

The Irish Times 06 May 2021
More than 33 per cent of Irish emissions come from agriculture, mainly in the form of methane ... “By capturing methane from oil wells and coal mines, and plugging all those leaks, a major driver of climate change is cut down to size while simultaneously creating new green jobs and improving air quality for us all.
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Cutting methane emissions key to slowing warming: UN

Urdu Point 06 May 2021
"By capturing methane from oil wells and coal mines, and plugging all those leaks, a major driver of climate change is cut down to size while simultaneously creating new green jobs and improving air quality for us all," he said in comments to the Science Media Centre ... But methane also plays an important role.
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A Comparison Of Bitcoin’s Environmental Impact With That Of Gold And Banking

Bitcoin Magazine 04 May 2021
Just like they don’t need the grid to survive, neither do bitcoin miners, many of whom are now using flared methane in remote oil fields to mine bitcoin ... That being said, recycling gold consumes more electricity than mining it. So, is recycling “dirtier” than mining just because more CO2 is emitted? This is laughable.
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Biology: To make a difference in climate change, you should understand the basic science, then vote.

The Columbus Dispatch 02 May 2021
It describes a “landmark” United Nations report for release next month that “declare(s) that slashing emissions of methane … is far more vital than previously thought” to limit climate change ... Hence, they produce methane ... Enact public policies to limit methane emissions from fracking, oil drilling and coal mining.
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This climate 'solution' is actually adding millions of tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Alternet 29 Apr 2021
by Lisa Song, ProPublica, and James Temple, MIT Technology Review ... But ecology is messy ... The type of forest projects that CarbonPlan analyzed account for 68% of all credits issued by the Air Resources Board since the program's launch, far eclipsing other types of offsets like capturing methane from dairy farms or coal mines, CarbonPlan found ... .
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The climate solution actually adding millions of tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Raw Story 29 Apr 2021
This story was co-published with MIT Technology Review ... But ecology is messy ... forestry programs ... The type of forest projects that CarbonPlan analyzed account for 68% of all credits issued by the Air Resources Board since the program's launch, far eclipsing other types of offsets like capturing methane from dairy farms or coal mines, CarbonPlan found ... .
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Country will limit non-CO2 emissions

China Daily 28 Apr 2021
The country's ongoing efforts to enhance the sorting of garbage, which can reduce waste going into landfills, promote the construction of pits that can turn farm waste into biogas and capture harmful gases released in coal mining, for example, all contribute to the control of methane, also more powerful than CO2 in warming the Earth, he said.
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This mining firm is tackling Bitcoin’s greenhouse gas problem in a unique way

Cryptoslate 27 Apr 2021
This means any excess energy (set for the wastelands) is used by the firm to mine cryptocurrencies instead of using a dedicated energy source, a move that reduces the usage of additional energy while utilizing byproducts like Methane to mine Bitcoin and power data centers instead.
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Safety and rights of coalmine workers

Dawn 27 Apr 2021
On March 15, seven coalminers were burnt to death in a huge fire triggered by methane gas blast inside a coalmine in Harnai district, and two rescuers also lost their lives ... Rescuing equipment, fire-fighting apparatus, methane gas detectors, and proper ventilation in the mines are lacking.
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Crusoe Energy is tackling energy use for cryptocurrencies and data centers and greenhouse gas emissions

Crunch 26 Apr 2021
And those emissions are just what Crusoe Energy is capturing to power its data centers and bitcoin mining operations ... Crusoe boasts 99.9% combustion efficiency for its methane, and is also bringing additional benefits in the form of new networking buildout at its data center and mining sites.
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Biden set the right climate goal. Now we have to meet it

Metrowest Daily News 26 Apr 2021
"I see an opportunity to create millions of good-paying middle-class union jobs," Biden said, describing "line workers laying thousands of miles of transmission lines for a clean, modern, resilient grid" and others working to seal off abandoned wells and mines, "putting a stop to the methane leaks and protecting the health of our communities.".
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Editorial: Biden set the right climate goal. Now we have to meet it

West Hawaii Today 26 Apr 2021
... describing “line workers laying thousands of miles of transmission lines for a clean, modern, resilient grid” and others working to seal off abandoned wells and mines, “putting a stop to the methane leaks and protecting the health of our communities.”.
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Meeting Biden’s climate goal

Hawaii Tribune-Herald 25 Apr 2021
... describing “line workers laying thousands of miles of transmission lines for a clean, modern, resilient grid” and others working to seal off abandoned wells and mines, “putting a stop to the methane leaks and protecting the health of our communities.”.
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