Provided you haven’t been living under a rock for the past decade, you have most likely heard about cryptocurrency in some shape or form. What most people think of as magic internet money is in reality a truly innovative technology requiring a web of devices running worldwide constantly verifying transactions to create what could be the next step of the financial revolution and a truly decentralized system.
By contrast, climate change and global warming are age-old problems to society. Perhaps the familiarity with them is primary amongst the reasons why they are not being handled with the seriousness they deserve. Although many think it could be just a hoax, the science and data behind it doesn’t lie. Rising sea levels, increased extreme weather events, and worldwide temperature rises are symptomatic of a problem that is beginning to spin out of control.
As it stands, 2 billion of the world’s increasing population only have access to an intermittent power supply. Even with this, a large amount of that energy is produced from fossil fuels. The battle now becomes important on two fronts. The first is to provide a much cleaner energy supply than is currently available and the second is to make sure that the energy being created is distributed to allow for maximum