I’m new to this, so I would like to know what charities or reforestation projects there are that do all of these things. I personally think that by making this move we are sending a message to the people who are still misled by bitcoin’s carbon footprint, which, I might add, is much smaller than the entire video-streaming industry’s carbon footprint.
I’m wondering if we can make this a community movement?
If we take this article at face value, which I believe is somewhat disingenuous, then mining 1 bitcoin creates 191 tonnes of CO2:
And if we take this article at face value, then 6 trees offsets one tonne of CO2:
I’ve seen some websites that state 1 tree can be planted for 2 dollars. If all of the above is true and you own 1 bitcoin, then you would be looking at spending $2 x 191 x 6, or $2,292 USD to offset the carbon footprint that it took to make that 1 bitcoin.
I’m willing to do that and a little more. I do drive a car, and I do plenty of things that leave me carbon-positive.