In almost every conversation about Bitcoin today, the issue of Bitcoin energy consumption arises. This is primarily due to the influence of the Greenpeace controversy and the New York Times (NYT) narratives, having each published several articles discussing issues such as climate pollution and the alleged pressure Bitcoin mining places on electrical grids.
NYT and Greenpeace Controversy
These claims have been discredited and addressed by many Bitcoiners, such as Riot Platforms and one of their key figures, Pierre Rochard on his Twitter/X account. Many of these claims are still commonly believed and regurgitated by Bitcoin critics and laymen alike.
But there is a…
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