Crypto sustainability and green solutions stand out at COP26

Cointelegraph Editor-in-Chief, Kristina CornÃr, spoke on Tuesday at the United Nations climate change conference known as COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, Â about the positive impact of the cryptocurrency ecosystem on environmental goals.

After arriving in Scotland’s second largest city, which hosted the Web Summit in Lisbon last week, Cornèr spoke on a wide range of topics, from building interoperable relationships between people and technology to the impact of Bitcoin (BTC) on mining.

comments on the discrepancy between the implementation of climate protection initiatives between traditional energy sectors and the crypto community, Cornèr argued that the advent of new technology provides an opportunity to learn, says:

“Decentralization is an alternative to campanilismo, or as it is called in English, to ‘parochialism’. This is a small and local mentality in front of a global vision of a decentralized world ”.

Crypto sustainability and green solutions stand out at COP26
Crypto sustainability and green solutions stand out at COP26

Before you move into the cryptocurrency space, Cornèr has had a brilliant career in the environmental sector as a communications manager for the Association of French Companies for Energy Efficiency and Ecology and continued studying international energy policy and green technologies as a researcher at the ENERPO center of the European University.

Discussing the often hypocritical trends at global conferences and summits to advocate universal behavioral change at the consumer level rather than government or corporate-led action, he stated:

“The key to the great historical changes does not lie in change or in complete change, but in a new synergy between people, technology and education.”

The non-profit environmental group, Germanwatch, shared its latest version of its annual Climate Change Performance Index 2022. The expert panel of authors spoke to a global audience on the performance of 60 countries, which represent 92% of global emissions.

Commenting on the misunderstandings surrounding the Bitcoin mining activity and the clouding impact of a nascent industry on its early shortcomings, Cornèr gave his opinion, rather than acknowledging its future potential for energy efficiency, CornÃr said:

“Of course, as with any new industry, there are traps, but we are on our way to creating more green solutions. What is really important in the blockchain space is that people are ready to think with a new mindset and look for solutions. and the climate coalition is a great example of this. “

The Crypto Climate Accord is an environmental initiative that brings together more than 150 companies from the cryptocurrency, blockchain, technology and energy industries to establish a unified approach to support sustainability.and commitments to net carbon production by 2030. Notable participants include Consensys, Web3 Foundation, Ripple, Near Protocol, and Pixl8, among others.

At the end of his speech, Cornèr shared a unifying message about the inherent worth of humanity amid the rise of technology, to secure the future prosperity of the earth’s ecosystem:

“The crypto community is ambitious, brave and full of potential. Innovation is about synergies. It goes beyond technology and it’s about people. It’s about us. “

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