Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin breaks down why the London hard fork is so important for the future of ether

The implementation of Ethereum’s London hard fork this past week represented an important step forward for the cryptocurrency, according to its founder Vitalik Buterin.

In an interview with Bloomberg, Buterin said the fork will help lower its carbon emissions by 99%.

The London upgrade is “proof that the ethereum ecosystem is able to make significant changes.”