65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
About 10% of energy consumption goes toward raising, distributing, processing and preserving crops and animals used in the American food system.
Between 1950 and 2003, the fossil fuel industry raked in 75 percent of federal government energy development incentives.
It takes 520 million MWh of electricity per year to move, treat and heat water in the U.S. this is 13% of the total U.S. electrical consumption.
A frack job used 4.5 million gallons, of which a amount approximately 10 to 40 percent flows back to the surface as toxic water.
A US resident uses about 11,500 kWh of electricity per year.
Livestock farming contributes to 18% of the global warming effect, more than emissions from every car, train and plane on Earth.
The US imports about half of oil consumed.
The earth receives 1500 times as much energy than humans use from the sun each day.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
The majority of oil the US oil imports are from Canada (24%), Mexico (9%), Saudi Arabia (12%), Nigeria (11%) and Venezuela (10%).
Analysts predict that over the next decade, $800 billion - $1.2 trillion will be invested in the solar industry globally.
200,000: The number of electric drive vehicles - hybrids, extended range and battery - that have been purchased in the United States in 2012.
Analysts predict that by 2017, the cost for electricity produced from new onshore wind farms will be lower than new advanced or conventional coal plan
Power plants in the US withdraw 143 billion gallons of fresh water every day; more than irrigation and 3 times that's used for public water supplies.