Crypto & Climate Impacts webinar this Saturday, Dec. 11th

System Change Not Climate Change is hosting a Free Virtual Webinar on Proof of Work crypto (commonly used in Bitcoin) on Saturday, December 11th at 1:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST). Register here for the Zoom to engage with the speakers or watch live on their Facebook page. Can’t make it? The webinar will be posted later on their YouTube channel. What the frack is cryptocurrency, anyway? Should we embrace it or eschew it? Join us for a critical evaluation with cartographer Karen Edelstein, independent journalist and scholar Maura Stephens, and Seneca Lake Guardian Yvonne Taylor, who will enlighten us about who loves it, what it is, when and where it may be coming, why it’s growing so spectacularly, and how it impacts climate — and our own lives. They’ll share how communities worldwide are organizing to fight siting of CO2-belching cryptocurrency mines in their midst.

Discover Cayuga Lake Joins Carbon Offsetting Campaign

Tompkins Weekly        12-8-21 By Marisa Lansing This fall, Discover Cayuga Lake, well known for its community eco-cruises, Floating Classroom and even DJ cruises, joined the local business carbon offsetting campaign to battle climate change, Finger Lakes Enterprises for Climate Action (FLECA). With the help of cruise-goers, they offset three years of their boat’s diesel emissions…