81% of registered voters support the concept of a GreenNew Deal, including 57% of conservatives who support it.
Last night a group of progressive activists including myself took over our Democratic Town Committee (DTC)
The DTC is the local Democratic Party structure that fields, vets, and nominates candidates. We will now chose the next board of ed, town council, planning and zoning commission, mayor, two state reps, one state senator, and delegates for constitutional officers (governor, SOTS, etc).
Bitcoin Mining Now Consuming More Electricity Than 159 Countries Including Ireland & Most Countries In Africa
Great way to allocate resources…
“According to Digiconomist’s Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index, as of Monday November 20th, 2017 Bitcoin’s current estimated annual electricity consumption stands at 29.05TWh.
That’s the equivalent of 0.13% of total global electricity consumption. While that may not sound like a lot, it means Bitcoin mining is now using more electricity than 159 individual countries (as you can see from the map above). More than Ireland or Nigeria.”
The map above shows which countries consume less electricity than the amount consumed by global bitcoin mining Bitcoin’s ongoing meteoric price rise has received the bulk of recent press attention with a lot of discussion around whether or not it’s a bubble waiting to burst. However, most th
Tory minister warned against including sprinklers in fire safety rules as it could discourage house building
This is the “burdensome government regulation” that big business so often decries. If it was up to US home builders, they wouldn’t install sprinklers if they had the choice
“The former Conservative housing minister warned against increasing fire safety regulations to include sprinklers because it could discourage house building.”
The former Conservative housing minister warned against increasing fire safety regulations to include sprinklers because it could discourage house building. As the death toll from the Grenfell Tower blaze rose to 12, it emerged Brandon Lewis, who was recently promoted to immigration minister, declin…
The entire military budget, including all components, is projected to be $824.1 billion dollars for 2017. We spend billions of dollars exporting death and destruction to enrich the top one-tenth of the richest people in the nation. Isn’t it time to invest in health and prosperity for all. https://goo.gl/Qp2I9A