Bitcoin mining is bad for the environment | Viewer Opinion

In the first of our Opinion series, digitalisation specialist Tara Shirvani, explains how mining cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is having a negative impact on our planet. If you’d like to contribute to the Financial Times’ Opinion series, send a pitch at and we’ll consider publishing your expert opinion. Don’t worry if you are not a professional presenter, camera operator or audio engineer, it’s what you say that counts:

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