We Invite you to an informative evening hosted by our Writers Group

The Cryptocurrency Mining Dilemma

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Have you been wondering what’s all the buzz about cryptocurrency? Why is it a problem for our environment, for the climate? Then please join us for answers to many of your questions.

  • WHAT: The Cryptocurrency Mining Dilemma
  • WHEN: September 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm
  • WHERE: Join Us Virtually – find the Zoom link here

You don’t want to miss this impressive group of presenters. Their knowledge, experience and involvement on this issue make them the perfect lineup to help us unravel the cryptocurrency dilemma.

Lauren Darcy, Senior Planner, Ecological Programs, Buffalo Niagara Water Keeper

Dr. Colin Read, former Mayor of Plattsburgh, NY and SUNY Plattsburgh Professor of Economics and Finance

Dr. Anna Kelles, NYS Assembly Member, District 125 ( City of Ithaca, Tompkins County)

Lauren Darcy will address cryptocurrency/Bitcoin/block chain mining, its excessive use of energy, and its local impact in North Tonawanda.
Dr. Colin Read will present a broad overview of the cryptocurrency issue and its effects on energy and economics.
NY Assembly Member Anna Kelles will discuss statewide legislative efforts for a moratorium and regulatory restrictions on this rapidly expanding and potentially dangerous industry.

Please join us to also learn what you can do to help solve this dilemma!


4th Tuesday of Each Month

7:00-9:00 PM

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