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Pope Francis Criticizes Usage of Highly Polluting Fuels in Tech Sphere

Sat, 05/22/2021 - 08:34
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Yuri Molchan
Head of the Catholic Church has publicly slammed fossil fuel usage by tech companies, calling for replacing them as soon as possible
Pope Francis Criticizes Usage of Highly Polluting Fuels in Tech Sphere
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Head of all the world’s Catholics, Pope Francis, has recently taken to Twitter to share his take on the issue that has recently been brought up by Elon Musk in relation to Bitcoin – the carbon footprint.

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The Pope has not mentioned the flagship cryptocurrency in his tweet. However, he poured criticism on the continuous usage of fossil fuels that cause heavy pollution in the environment and called for finding a way to replace technologies that use them “without delay”.

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Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

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