Ethereum Energy Numbers are in! Moral calculations and web 3 critiques with Kyle McDonald

Episode Notes

Big one this week, artist and researcher Kyle McDonald did the gruelling work to calculate the energy and carbon cost of Ethereum, and we try to break down those numbers, calculate their relative impact, discuss critiques of web 3 and debate why they are mostly coming from where they are coming from.

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