Episode 29: New York’s PoW Bill, Degrowth and the Value of Bitcoin with Margot Paez

My guest today is Margot Paez. Margot Paez is a PhD candidate in the civil engineering department at Georgia Institute of Technology. She has an MS in physics from GT and works on climate change statistical-based modeling, primarily in relation to water resources. She is also a Fellow at the Bitcoin Policy Institute. Over the past few years, her focus has turned to Bitcoin and how it can help foster a renewable energy renaissance. 

We cover:

  • New York’s bill to ban proof of work
  • Degrowth and Bitcoin
  • What some environmentalists get wrong about Bitcoin and PoW
  • Bitcoin’s energy use and the value of Bitcoin



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