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Ripple CEO Says Bitcoin PoW Energy Use Makes Square Target of Biden’s Climate Change Agenda

Ripple CEO Says Bitcoin PoW Energy Use Makes Square Target of Biden’s Climate Change Agenda

Ripple CEO thinks Bitcoin’s PoW energy consumption makes public companies who invested heavily in BTC, like Square, potential targets of Joe Biden’s climate change agenda.

KPMG Unveils Blockchain-Based Climate Accounting Tool To Help Drive Environmental Sustainability

KPMG Unveils Blockchain-Based Climate Accounting Tool To Help Drive Environmental Sustainability

KPMG has unveiled a blockchain capability dubbed Climate Accounting Infrastructure (CAI) to help firms measure, report, and offset their greenhouse gas emission.

Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Partners with Climate Blockchain Initiatives to Boost Carbon Offset Sales on Blockchain

Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Partners with Climate Blockchain Initiatives to Boost Carbon Offset Sales on Blockchain

Acciona, a leading Spanish renewable energy company, has joined hands with Climate Blockchain Initiatives (CBI), a Valencia-based startup, to boost the sale of its carbon offsets using the latter’s blockchain-powered trading platform.

Lemonade to Offer Blockchain-Powered Climate Insurance for Farmers in Emerging Markets

Lemonade to Offer Blockchain-Powered Climate Insurance for Farmers in Emerging Markets

American insurance company Lemonade has revealed the formation of Lemonade Crypto Climate Coalition which will offer blockchain-enabled climate insurance to the most vulnerable farmers across the globe.

IBM Research Leverages AI and Hybrid Cloud for Climate Solutions

IBM Research Leverages AI and Hybrid Cloud for Climate Solutions

IBM Research is using AI and hybrid cloud technologies to accelerate the discovery of climate mitigation and adaptation solutions.

Universal Carbon UPCO2: World’s First Carbon Off-Set Token Now Tradable on Uphold Platform

Universal Carbon UPCO2: World’s First Carbon Off-Set Token Now Tradable on Uphold Platform

Universal Carbon (UPCO2), the world’s first tradable carbon token is available on Uphold to trade or to offset corporate carbon footprints, each token representing 1 ton of CO2

Exclusive: Johan Hörmark on SEB's Blockchain-Driven Bond Platform

Exclusive: Johan Hörmark on SEB's Blockchain-Driven Bond Platform

Johan Hörmark, Project Manager at SEB, discusses the transformative potential of their blockchain-based digital bond platform, so|bond, in the financial secto

WEF Launches Coalition to Deal with Climate Change through Web3.0

WEF Launches Coalition to Deal with Climate Change through Web3.0

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has established a Crypto Sustainability Coalition to investigate the capability of Web3 in tackling climate change.

EPC Blockchain among 16 Startups Selected to Join EY Incubator

EPC Blockchain among 16 Startups Selected to Join EY Incubator

Big four accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) has selected 16 early-stage startups to join its EY Foundry Cohort 5 program to propel disruptive solutions in four areas.

New Wave of Green Energy Programs Influence Crypto Mining Sector

New Wave of Green Energy Programs Influence Crypto Mining Sector

The mass exodus of crypto mining operations out of China based on intensified crackdowns has triggered the urge for sustainable and environmentally friendly mining activities.

TRST01 Partners with Blockchain Protocol Rubix to Create Green Economy

TRST01 Partners with Blockchain Protocol Rubix to Create Green Economy

Two blockchain technology companies, TRST01 (Trust O One) and Rubix, have established a cooperation to provide a Web3 green blockchain technology platform for institutions to create a green and zero-carbon emission future.

Ripple Co-Founder Proposes Alternatives to Proof-of-Work Model to Make Bitcoin More Sustainable

Ripple Co-Founder Proposes Alternatives to Proof-of-Work Model to Make Bitcoin More Sustainable

Many industry experts have addressed the issue of sustainability, and how the current Bitcoin network can be tweaked to achieve better energy efficiency.

Likvidi Launches Platform with Blockchain Tech for Projects access Carbon Credit Markets

Likvidi Launches Platform with Blockchain Tech for Projects access Carbon Credit Markets

Likvidi and Albo Climate have launched a platform with blockchain technology to help projects access the carbon offset markets.

United Nations Showcases NFTs Meant to Foster Climate Change Awareness

United Nations Showcases NFTs Meant to Foster Climate Change Awareness

The United Nations, through its UN-Habitat program, is taking advantage of NFTs to create awareness about the global climate crisis through an initiative called DigitalArt4 Climate.

Blockchain Can Improve Climate Crisis through Smart Contracts, Study Shows

Blockchain Can Improve Climate Crisis through Smart Contracts, Study Shows

Climate change is considered a desperate issue in modern times. Blockchain technology is believed to act as a stepping stone towards addressing economic complexities and interoperability when transiting to renewable energy, study shows.

Microsoft & EU Based Universities Believe Blockchain Can Achieve Paris Agreement Carbon Goals

Microsoft & EU Based Universities Believe Blockchain Can Achieve Paris Agreement Carbon Goals

With blockchain, industries like the financial services are finding alternative modes of cash transfers, with a gradual switching to cryptocurrencies. The use cases of blockchain technology are steadily transcending digital asset opportunities, as key EU partners now believe the technology could help meet the Paris Agreement Carbon Goals.

Samsung Electronics to Use Blockchain in Climate-Focused Reafforestation Program

Samsung Electronics to Use Blockchain in Climate-Focused Reafforestation Program

Samsung Electronics America has committed to the planting of 2 million Mangrove trees in Madagascar in a bid to advance its quota on the fight against climate change.

Climate Activists, Billionaire Launch Campaign to Tackle Bitcoin's Impact on Environment

Climate Activists, Billionaire Launch Campaign to Tackle Bitcoin's Impact on Environment

Bitcoin's impact on the environment is about to face the limelight as several climate activist organizations such as Greenpeace and crypto billionaire Chris Larsen are launching a campaign to tackle its power usage system.

Racing to Save the Planet: The Role of Blockchain in Sustainability

Racing to Save the Planet: The Role of Blockchain in Sustainability

The world is in decay. A long list of environmental disasters and the relentless requirement for fossil fuels are pushing Earth's capabilities to heal itself to a dangerous tipping point. Blockchain might very well be mankind's last hope to avoid the fall.

WEF Launches Blockchain Proof of Concept to Track Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Emissions

WEF Launches Blockchain Proof of Concept to Track Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The World Economic Forum’s Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative has launched a unique proof of concept to track greenhouse gas emissions across the value chain.

BIS Advances Technology in Finance: Quantum, AI, and Green Initiatives for 2024

BIS Advances Technology in Finance: Quantum, AI, and Green Initiatives for 2024

The Bank for International Settlements announces six innovative projects for 2024, focusing on quantum security, AI, and green finance, to enhance global financial system resilience.

Chinese Premier Li Qiang Advocates Ethical AI Boundaries at Davos

Chinese Premier Li Qiang Advocates Ethical AI Boundaries at Davos

Chinese Premier Li Qiang at the Davos Forum calls for establishing ethical boundaries and good governance in AI development, emphasizing the need for global cooperation and inclusivity.

Cardano Forest to Become a Reality Atop the Achieved Funding Milestone

Cardano Forest to Become a Reality Atop the Achieved Funding Milestone

Cardano’s plans to become a climate-positive blockchain network are getting closer to being fulfilled as it has met the funding target for its Cardano Global Impact Challenge.

Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen Faces Backlash Over BTC Source Code Change Campaign

Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen Faces Backlash Over BTC Source Code Change Campaign

Larsen claims his motives for the Bitcoin code change are pure and directed toward ensuring the long-term success of the Bitcoin protocol, prominent members of the ecosystem thought otherwise, with many expressing their displeasure with his pursuits.

Gitcoin and Shell Partner to Leverage Blockchain for Climate Solutions

Gitcoin and Shell Partner to Leverage Blockchain for Climate Solutions

Gitcoin collaborates with Shell to incentivize renewable energy adoption using blockchain. The partnership includes funding for Climate Solutions rounds and a Q4 hackathon.

Greenpeace's Bitcoin Art Piece Praised by Supporters

Greenpeace's Bitcoin Art Piece Praised by Supporters

Environmental group Greenpeace commissioned an art piece dubbed the "Skull of Satoshi" to highlight the climate impact of Bitcoin mining, but the piece has been praised by Bitcoin supporters who want to adopt it as their mascot. The 11-feet-tall skull features the Bitcoin logo and red laser eyes, with "smoking stacks" made of recycled electronic waste to represent the fossil fuel and coal pollution caused by Bitcoin mining.

Flowcarbon Partners with Celo Blockchain to Create Carbon Market Ecosystem

Flowcarbon Partners with Celo Blockchain to Create Carbon Market Ecosystem

Climate technology company Flowcarbon has partnered with the carbon-negative blockchain Celo Foundation to create a carbon market ecosystem, which enables carbon emission credits to be traded on the Celo network in terms of token.

Blockchain Fights Climate Change

Blockchain Fights Climate Change

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has published a white paper outlining how blockchain technology can aid in the fight against climate change. Blockchain can improve market transparency, enhance trust and ambition within climate negotiations, democratize access to climate action, and funnel more funds to project developers. The WEF also stressed the need for constructive regulation to support digital climate innovation.

Hypervine Pilots Blockchain-Enabled Satellite Data Project to Curb Climate Impact of Mining Sector

Hypervine Pilots Blockchain-Enabled Satellite Data Project to Curb Climate Impact of Mining Sector

Hypervine, a blockchain construction company based in Glasgow, Scotland, has revealed the kicking off of a blockchain-powered project that will utilize satellite data to boost efficiency in the mining industry. Expressly, it will be funded by the European Space Agency (ESA).

COVID-19 Market Climate Perfect Catalyst for Bitcoin Demand Says Binance.US CEO

COVID-19 Market Climate Perfect Catalyst for Bitcoin Demand Says Binance.US CEO

The coronavirus panic-driven frenzy to acquire assets of lasting bona-fide value has put the traditional gold market to the test and may be creating the perfect catalyst for Bitcoin according to Binance.US CEO Catherine Coley.

Are Bitcoin Miners The Most Violent People on Earth? Climate Journalist Eric Holthaus Seems to Think So

Are Bitcoin Miners The Most Violent People on Earth? Climate Journalist Eric Holthaus Seems to Think So

Eric Holthaus has criticized Bitcoin miners, describing them as violent people.

Blockchain Unleashed at the United Nations General Assembly on the Global Crisis

Blockchain Unleashed at the United Nations General Assembly on the Global Crisis

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old has been on the headlines for the global climate crisis movement and has delivered a compelling speech at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Can US Lawmakers Really Just Mint Two $1 Trillion Coins to Back a Digital Dollar COVID Stimulus with "No Additional Debt"?

Can US Lawmakers Really Just Mint Two $1 Trillion Coins to Back a Digital Dollar COVID Stimulus with "No Additional Debt"?

As the economy continues to deteriorate in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic climate, US Lawmakers are once again pitching the creation of a sovereign digital dollar to quickly distribute the proposed stimulus packages. The bill further proposed the new minting of two trillion dollar coins.

WEF: Blockchain Can Drive Sustainable Digital Finance for a Low-Carbon Economy

WEF: Blockchain Can Drive Sustainable Digital Finance for a Low-Carbon Economy

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has highlighted Blockchain as a driver of sustainable digital finance for a low-carbon economy

Square Inc. To Go Carbon Neutral in Its Bitcoin Operations by 2030

Square Inc. To Go Carbon Neutral in Its Bitcoin Operations by 2030

Jack Dorsey’s payment company Square Inc. has laid out plans to go carbon neutral bordering on all Bitcoin and operational aspects by 2030.

Unilever to Use Blockchain for Transparency and Traceability to Achieve Deforestation-Free Supply Chain by 2023

Unilever to Use Blockchain for Transparency and Traceability to Achieve Deforestation-Free Supply Chain by 2023

Unilever, the consumer goods company that owns brands such as Ben & Jerry’s, Dove, Vaseline, Knorr, and other well-known brands, has announced that it will be leveraging blockchain to tackle deforestation.

Stanford Study Findings—Is Blockchain Hype or Hope for Social Impact?

Stanford Study Findings—Is Blockchain Hype or Hope for Social Impact?

Beyond the hype of its potential, does blockchain technology really have the power to drive social impact?

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