A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change finds that if Bitcoin is implemented at similar rates at which other technologies have been incorporated, it alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures by 2°C as soon as 2033.
Paris Climate Accords
Planet on brink of ‘tipping point’ as thawing soil and sediment releases large volumes of carbon dioxide and methane into atmosphere.
Draft paper presents ‘moment of truth’ to world leaders, say campaigners.
Trillions of dollars of fossil fuel wealth will be wiped out at some point over the next 17 years even if governments fail to impose binding carbon emissions limits on industry to curb global warming, according to a major new study.
The modest targets set in the Paris Agreement on climate change are ambitious but necessary. Though nonbinding, failure to meet them will lead to widespread drought, disease and desperation in some of the world’s poorest…
In a new study published on Monday in the Nature scientific journal, adding to the lengthy and ever-growing list of potential consequences of global climate inaction, scientists warn that around a quarter of the Earth could end up in a permanent state of…