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Jared Huffman

Democrat Congressperson from California, 2

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Jared Huffman

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RT @ASP: What is crypto-mining & does it contribute to greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S.? Join @RepHuffman to learn about crypto-asset a…
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We can’t keep ignoring cryptomining’s skyrocketing energy demands and planet-polluting emissions. It’s a risk to the health of our communities & planet—so @SenMarkey and I are ramping up efforts to get much-need oversight and regulation on crypto schemes. subscriber.politicopro.com/article/eenews…
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There are a lot of concerns over the energy use and pollution caused by cryptomining. @SenWarren and I urged the admin to use its authorities to make sure companies are being transparent about their emissions and exactly how much energy they use. theverge.com/2023/2/7/23588…
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It’s time we pull back the curtain on crypto’s harmful environmental impacts. Today, @SenMarkey and I introduced a bill to get the transparency we need for oversight and accountability in this industry. thehill.com/opinion/congre…
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Glad to see NY taking steps to curb fossil fuel-powered cryptomining. These cryptominers pose a major threat to the climate and public health, and I'll keep pushing for the rest of the US to follow NY's lead. nytimes.com/2022/11/22/nyr…
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Thank you @WHOSTP for confirming the climate impacts of cryptomining, which uses more electricity than many individual countries. I will keep pushing to hold cryptominers accountable for their immense carbon emissions & environmental impacts on our planet. cnbc.com/2022/09/08/cry…
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The expansion of crypto in the U.S. poses a major threat to the climate, public health, and #envirojustice. The admin must prioritize these issues when they are overseeing digital assets. See our full letter here ➡️ hbit.ly/3HO8XqLhttps://t.co/w7OB84ySZ0
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Cryptocurrency is on the rise, but behind the scenes there are some serious environmental concerns that put our communities and planet at risk. I led my colleagues in pushing for the @EPA to look into the industry’s undeniably destructive operations. cnbc.com/2022/04/22/dem…
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RT @ewg: @RepHuffman is right: @EPA must address pollution caused by digital currencies like #Bitcoin. #ChangeTheCode #CleanUpBitcoin https…
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Cryptomining drives up energy costs, damages the environment, and undermines our work to tackle the climate crisis. I joined @SenWarren in asking cryptomining companies to reveal how their operations are impacting our environment and local communities. thehill.com/policy/energy-…
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