White House science office looks at crypto’s effect on climate, despite scarce data

The White House Office of Science and Technology

Policy reaches mixed conclusions about crypto and 

the climate, against a background of rapid technological change.

The White House Office of Science and technology

Policy (OSTP) has weighed in on the environmental

and energy impact of crypto assets in the United States,

finding that crypto makes a significant contribution

to energy usage and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

It recommends monitoring and regulation in response.

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