So, Is the White House Banning Bitcoin Mining, or Promoting It to Help Climate Change?



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This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io, Chainalysis and FTX US.



On today’s episode, NLW examines the new report from the White House about crypto mining and its impact on climate change. He argues that the report is effectively a Rorschach test for people’s prior beliefs about what they expect or want the White House to say about crypto mining.

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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. Music behind our sponsors today is “Razor Red” by Sam Barsh and “The Life We Had” by Moments. Image credit: Walter Bibikow/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at discord.gg/VrKRrfKCz8.
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