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.