Solana is among the numerous blockchains that have a deep focus on carbon neutrality. An important consideration especially now that climate change is becoming a more pressing issue.
Unfortunately, a recent energy use report revealed that its carbon footprint has increased.It went up by 26% YoY from March 2021 to March 2022.
The outcome was contrary to the network’s plans for a lower carbon footprint.The report cites multiple reasons that affect changes in Solana’s carbon emission stats.
They include improved data accuracy and increased e-waste due to hardware production and power consumption by validator nodes.<p lang=«en» dir=«ltr» xml:lang=«en»>1/Read more on ambcrypto.com