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White House meets oil industry over Hurricane Ian price-gouging concerns By Reuters
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White House meets oil industry over Hurricane Ian price-gouging concerns By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People fuel up their cars as Hurricane Ian spins toward the state carrying high winds, torrential rains and a powerful storm surge, in Port Charlotte, Florida, U.S. September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo By Jarrett Renshaw and Sabrina Valle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Top White House officials met on Friday with oil executives...

Bitcoin’s climate damage is similar to beef and crude oil, says new study
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Bitcoin’s climate damage is similar to beef and crude oil, says new study

Bitcoin Mining Data Centers computers are provided energy from natural gas at Renegade Oil & Gas Company site in Elizabeth, Colorado on July 15th, 2022. | Photo by Hyoung Chang / The Denver Post The environmental and social damage Bitcoin inflicts on the world is comparable to notoriously polluting industries such as beef production and...

Nicolas Maduro Tempts West With an Abundance of Oil and Gas, Venezuelan President Wants Sanctions Lifted – Economics Bitcoin News
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Nicolas Maduro Tempts West With an Abundance of Oil and Gas, Venezuelan President Wants Sanctions Lifted – Economics Bitcoin News

Amid the economic rumblings across the world and the energy crisis in Europe, Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has said his country is ready to step up and help with oil. Despite the fact that Venezuela has the largest supply of crude oil in the world, U.S. economic sanctions imposed in 2019 by the Trump administration...

ETH Merge Forks, Quantum Computing, Biden Draining Oil Reserves, DOJ Targets Criminal Crypto Use — Week in Review – The Weekly Bitcoin News
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ETH Merge Forks, Quantum Computing, Biden Draining Oil Reserves, DOJ Targets Criminal Crypto Use — Week in Review – The Weekly Bitcoin News

With the Ethereum Merge event now successfully completed, new proof-of-work (PoW) forks have emerged to vie for miner acceptance. This, as the United States government, has warned that the post-quantum world is getting closer, and vulnerable cryptography will need to be protected. Amidst red hot inflation in the U.S., President Joe Biden notes that gas...