Bitcoin Mining Used More Water Than New York City Last Year

(Full Credit belongs to Eric Niiler at The Wall Street Journal, December 6th 2023) A water hog is lurking in your crypto wallet.   Bitcoin-mining operations slurp up billions of gallons of water globally each year.  Estimates vary, but the annual footprint is projected to surpass 591 billion gallons of water this year, according to an article published last week in…