How the carbon footprint of cryptocurrencies is about to shrink with Ethereum Merge – CNET France

How the carbon footprint of cryptocurrencies is about to shrink

Whether you own cryptocurrency or not, the arrival of The Merge for Ethereum is big news. In preparation since 2014, this evolution will allow ethereum, the second largest blockchain behind bitcoin, to become almost carbon neutral. It’s a major change. Critics of cryptocurrencies frequently point out that they consume huge amounts of electricity. A reality … Read more

Innovation: tools to measure the carbon footprint of cultural events

Innovation tools to measure the carbon footprint of cultural events

From museums to theatres, from performing arts to the visual arts, the ecological transition is now part of the roadmap of all cultural sectors. Sustainable solutions, with real potential but still too little shared or disseminated in the sectors, therefore need support to be deployed in a significant way. Among these solutions, some make use … Read more

Medicine. Carbon footprint: for operating theaters to be truly green

For a long time now, waste sorting has been carried out in hospital operating theatres. But it is essentially carried out for health reasons: sharp and prickly instruments are collected in an identified bin, organic waste is collected in another bin. These bins will then be incinerated according to a rigorous charter preventing any contamination … Read more

How the NFT ecosystem is trying to lighten its energy footprint

How the NFT ecosystem is trying to lighten its energy

Although some NFTs adopt a more virtuous approach from an ecological point of view, they are still far from being considered as responsible investment vehicles. Like many assets, NFTs (“non-fungible tokens” in French) do not escape this green surge which consists in distinguishing sustainable and responsible investments from traditional investment vehicles. More and more companies … Read more

Blockchain and its carbon footprint

Blockchain and its carbon footprint

Considering all areas of blockchain application reveals the horizon of a possible new transformation of our society, but especially of our environment. The latter is often the element left out of the great industrial revolutions. However, since 2015, the environment has been the subject of major debates and represents a major challenge for the future … Read more