A man enters the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show in New York in 2014. The bitcoin network is consuming more energy, and takes a heavy toll on power grids.
A man enters the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show in New York in 2014. The bitcoin network is consuming more energy, and takes a heavy toll on power grids. Mark Lennihan AP
A man enters the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show in New York in 2014. The bitcoin network is consuming more energy, and takes a heavy toll on power grids. Mark Lennihan AP

Bitcoins soar to heavens in value, but take a staggering toll on earthly environment

December 07, 2017 05:27 PM

UPDATED December 08, 2017 11:19 AM

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