Researchers defend Bitcoin’s environmental impact claiming previous studies are too simplistic

Tweet Bitcoin is the world’s largest digital currency. Amid claims that bitcoin could ruin the environment and raise global warming by 2 degrees Celsius, researchers have hit back saying these studies are too simplistic to be worth taking seriously. A key selling point of Bitcoin is that it’s decentralised from any bank or authority. Instead, Bitcoins are transferred directly from person to person using the internet. Bitcoin was created in 2009 by an anonymous person using the name Satoshi Nakamoto. One Bitcoin is worth over £6000 as of May 2019….

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Hazard responds to criticism ahead of Champions league fixture

Tweet Eden Hazard promises the “goals will come” ahead of Real Madrid’s Champions league game against Belgian team Club Brugge this week. The Belgian attacker has failed to make his mark at Real Madrid since joining for £100 million this summer. Hazard has played 4 games this season with no assists or goals to his name. “Personally, I can do better,” Hazard admitted. “I know that people expect a lot from me and I’m the one who has to show my level on the pitch. “People have seen what I…

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Government response ‘not enough’ to tackle climate change say activists

Tweet Extinction Rebellion and Green Party have criticised the government’s response to climate change saying more needs to be done. The activists protested throughout London for 10 days in April, leaving London at a standstill as trains and roads were blocked. Extinction Rebellion spokesperson Jayne Forbes said: “The government have made no attempt to show they’ve seen there’s an urgency because they’ve fixed a date of 2050. “We’re happy they’re starting to engage with the whole thing but now we have to push them to act.” The government are aiming…

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