This crypto claims to be a 'green' alternative to bitcoin

A new crypto called chia says it’s the eco-friendly alternative. Like most digital currencies, chia runs on a decentralized ledger system known as blockchain. But unlike bitcoin, chia, which was founded by the inventor of BitTorrent, claims it has a much smaller carbon footprint with its mining process of verifying and recording transactions.Chia logged its first trades this week, joining a crowded crypto scene at a time of frenzied investor interest in alternative digital assets. What is chia?The Chia Network created the coin in 2017 with a focus on the environmental implications of digital currency “mining” — the highly specialized, energy-intensive computing process that creates new coins by solving

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