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1800bitcoins generated per day
https://www.quora.com/How-many-new-bitcoins-are-created-on-average-per-day
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657000bitcoins generated per year
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21000GWh total energy consumption of Bitcoin network per year
https://twitter.com/mikko/status/920643622973988864
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29000kg CO2 per produced nuclear GWh
http://www.world-nuclear.org/nuclear-basics/greenhouse-gas-emissions-avoided.aspx
888000
kg CO2 per produced coal GWh
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609000000
kg CO2 released by Bitcoin energy consumption per year (nuclear)
18648000000
kg CO2 released by Bitcoin energy consumption per year (coal)
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927kg CO2 per Bitcoin (nuclear)Source:
https://digiconomist.net/deep-dive-real-world-bitcoin-mine
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17401kg CO2 per Bitcoin (60% coal mix)
https://twitter.com/pagn/status/920660323136430081
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MW plant = 2.3% of global (https://twitter.com/DigiEconomist/status/923497248037789696)
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28384kg CO2 per Bitcoin (coal)350
GWh / year = 2.3%
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15235
GWh / year global consumption (extrapolated, best case due to very efficient mining)
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0.1181kg CO2 per km, average for cars in 2016
https://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/transport/vehicles/cars_en
3bitcoin / hour
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7849km driven for equivalent CO2 as one Bitcoin (100% nuclear)26280bitcoin / year
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147341km driven for equivalent CO2 as one Bitcoin (60% coal)11840
kg CO2 / bitcoin (Bitmain Mongolia)
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240335km driven for equivalent CO2 as one Bitcoin (100% coal)20591
kg CO2 / bitcoin (global extrapolated)
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^^ sanity check calculation extrapolating real world farm facts to global = OK
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300000bitcoin transactions per day
https://charts.bitcoin.com/chart/daily-transactions#b2k
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5.6kg CO2 per transaction (nuclear)47
km driven for equivalent CO2 as one transaction (100% nuclear)
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104kg CO2 per transaction (60% coal mix)884
km driven for equivalent CO2 as one transaction (60% coal)
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170kg CO2 per transaction (coal)1442
km driven for equivalent CO2 as one transaction (100% coal)
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