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Bitcoin Bros and Nuclear Bros Have Found Common Cause

Photo: Sean Gallup (Getty Images)Cryptocurrency mining is a wildly energy-intensive endeavor that doesn’t only pump out more carbon emissions than some small countries, but is quickly racking up a small mountain range’s worth of electronic waste. Now, apparently, we can add radioactive waste to bitcoin’s list of unfortunate environmental side effects. According to the Wall…

IAEA says N Korea nuclear programme cause for ‘serious concern’

UN watchdog chief notes continuing signs of nuclear activity in North Korea are ‘deeply regrettable’.The International Atomic Energy Agency has said North Korea’s nuclear programme is continuing despite United Nations sanctions and remains “a cause for serious concern” with negotiations on denuclearisation stalled for more than two years. “The continuation of the DPRK’s nuclear programme…