Recently there has been a public debate about the environmental impact of CryptoArt, with some pretty serious allegations being tossed around–mainly that minting and selling NFTs increases the carbon emissions of the Ethereum network. We take these questions seriously and believe it is extremely important to understand the ecological impact of new technologies.

In this post we’ll point out that while well-intentioned, the argument that NFTs cause carbon emissions is untrue, and is based on a misunderstanding of how Ethereum works.

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