The United States led the world with $48.1 billion in clean energy investments in 2011.
Livestock farming contributes to 18% of the global warming effect, more than emissions from every car, train and plane on Earth.
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.
Producing 2.2 pounds of beef takes enough energy to light a 100 watt bulb for twenty days.
With 5% of the earth's population, the U.S. consumes 20% of the world's total energy.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
41% of energy used in the home is for space heating, which is the #1 energy user in our homes.
In February 2012, financial speculation added an extra $.56 per gallon of gasoline at the pump.
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.
200,000: The number of electric drive vehicles - hybrids, extended range and battery - that have been purchased in the United States in 2012.
The earth receives 1500 times as much energy than humans use from the sun each day.
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.
Natural gas is the largest source of energy produced in the US followed by coal, oil, renewable and nuclear. (As of 2011)
The majority of oil the US oil imports are from Canada (24%), Mexico (9%), Saudi Arabia (12%), Nigeria (11%) and Venezuela (10%).
The transportation sector made up 28 percent of US energy conumption in 2011