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The Environmental Impact of Small-scale Crypto Mining

How bad is personal GPU mining with NiceHash?

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One of the biggest negative aspects of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is their environmental impact. To progress and update the blockchain, most coins use mining, which requires massive amounts of computing power and energy.

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Christian Behler

Christian Behler

M. Sc. Computer Science and Physics, Indie Game/Software/Web Developer, Writer, 3D Artist, and too many other interests. https://pingpoli.medium.com/membership