Congress Shares Witness List For Upcoming Bitcoin Mining Hearing Today

102

The list of witnesses invited to testify at tomorrow’s U.S. Congress hearing on the energy usage of bitcoin mining and its consequences has been released, featuring a diverse set of professionals directly and indirectly involved in the industry.

The House will hold the hearing on Thursday as its Energy and Commerce Oversight Subcommittee seeks to get a better understanding of Bitcoin’s power consumption and why it is needed after a cohort of national and international climate-related organizations sent Representatives a letter claiming proof of work (PoW) mining could be hazardous to the world’s climate in the long run.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More