Monday, April 4th, 2 pm- 3 pm ET
The rise in cryptocurrencies, particularly extremely energy-intensive ones like bitcoin, is creating pressing new challenges for staving off the worst impacts of climate change. What can policymakers do to help regulate cryptocurrencies? As a part of Energy Week at Penn, join the Wharton Risk Center and Penn Program on Regulation for a virtual discussion on the mining of cryptocurrencies and far-reaching environmental impacts. The speaker is Lawrence Baxter, David T. Zhang Professor of the Practice of Law, Duke Law. This discussion will be moderated by Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, Penn Law; Director, Penn Program on Regulation.