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California
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IBM Blockchain Assists Groundwater Pilot in Drought-Prone California

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

IBM and two other organizations will marry blockchain and IoT to help manage groundwater usage in an "at-risk" Californian aquifer.

Blockchain
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Fixing Blockchain: Startup to Clamp Down on Illicit Activities and Welcome Consumers

Brian Evans - Jan 21, 2019

Yes, crypto can be difficult to understand. However, a new blockchain network has the goal of de-complicating the technology so everyone can access it #SPONSORED

Blockchain
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Public Gets Chance to Earn Block Rewards by Donating Computing Power to Scientific Research

Brian Evans - Jan 15, 2019

A startup is vowing to tackle “obscene” levels of energy consumption in crypto mining by enabling users to donate computing power to issues they care about. #SPONSORED

Environment
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Blockchain Can Help Solve Swathe of Environmental Issues, Says WEF Study

Brian Evans - Sep 17, 2018

Research by the World Economic Forum and PwC has identified over 65 ways blockchain could address some of the most urgent environmental challenges.

Coca Cola
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IKEA Will Reduce 80% of Gas Emissions from Its Stores by 2030, Approved by SBTi

Brian Evans - Jun 19, 2018

IKEA, the world’s largest furniture retail company based in Sweden which focuses on selling ready-to-assemble furniture and home accessories, has had the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) approve…

Blockchain
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Scandinavian Start-Up To Track World’s Shipping Containers Through Blockchain

Brian Evans - May 14, 2018

A company claims one in five shipping containers are unaccounted for at any given time. Its Blockchain-based inventory aims to change that #SPONSORED

Bitcoin
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6 Myths About Bitcoin And How To Bust Them: Expert Take

Brian Evans - Apr 09, 2018

Refresh your knowledge on a proper objection handling. #EXPERT_TAKE

Crypto
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The UAE’s Sustainable City Inches Closer Toward Completion

Brian Evans - Jan 31, 2018

A lot of interesting things are happening in the United Arab Emirates as we speak. Perhaps the biggest project to date is a completely new city which…

UN Forms Blockchain Coalition to Help Tackle Climate Change
Environment
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Environment
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UN Forms Blockchain Coalition to Help Tackle Climate Change

Brian Evans - Jan 23, 2018

The United Nations is increasing its efforts to promote applications of blockchain technology to further action on climate change. In a Jan. 22 blog post, the U.N. announced…

Bitcoin Mining Wastes Energy? What If That’s a Good Thing?
Bitcoin Mining
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Bitcoin Mining
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Bitcoin Mining Wastes Energy? What If That’s a Good Thing?

Brian Evans - Jan 09, 2018

Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative. I am frustrated by the debate…