I hear you, John. But my concerns are: a) this assumes not only that renewables will come on stream in time to save the planet but also that we’ll have a large enough surplus of zero-emmission power to sustain the crypto infrastrcture on top of the rest of the world economy (which seems like a big assumption) and b) cheaper power will provide an incentive to do more mining and might thus make the crypto power-drain problem worse. See what I mean?

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