XRP Is Greener Than Bitcoin: CNN’s Julia Chatterley Corners BTC Influencer

On Thursday, prominent entrepreneur, investor and Bitcoin influencer Anthony Pompliano (aka Pomp) went on CNN to discuss Elon Musk’s sudden move to quit selling Tesla cars for Bitcoin.

Host Julia Chatterley assumed that currencies like XRP or Ethereum are not mineable and, therefore, are ‘cleaner’ and ‘greener’ than Bitcoin, and Pompliano was unable to beat that with his argument about money being stored energy.

Despite his long speech about 75 percent of BTC miners producing Bitcoin using some sort of renewable energy sources and 50 percent using only renewable energy sources, Julia reminded Pomp that such cryptocurrencies as XRP do not require any mining at all, so it does not waste energy, renewable or not.

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