Sterling Crispin: NFTs and Crypto Art: The Sky is not Falling

A useful look at the way energy is used in minting NFTs and the overall impact that has compared to other uses in the art world.

Climate change is real, and it’s being caused by humans. My aim here is not to discredit climate change, or downplay it. But some conversations happening in the crypto art space are disingenuous and misinforming people based on headlines alone, and I want to share what I’ve found. I was also outraged and fascinated at crypto’s energy use, but I’ve found the truth seems less hyperbolic than the headlines.


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