Between 1950 and 2003, the fossil fuel industry raked in 75 percent of federal government energy development incentives.
The transportation sector made up 28 percent of US energy conumption in 2011
Of all sources of energy consumed in the United States, oil provides the largest share at 36 percent.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
Natural gas is the largest source of energy produced in the US followed by coal, oil, renewable and nuclear. (As of 2011)
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.
The United States led the world with $48.1 billion in clean energy investments in 2011.
The US's electricity generation fuel mix is Coal 45%, Natural Gas 24%, Nuclear 20%, Hydropower 6%, Other Renewable 4%, Petroleum 1%.
200,000: The number of electric drive vehicles - hybrids, extended range and battery - that have been purchased in the United States in 2012.
Organic farms use as much as one-third less fossil fuels than their conventional counterparts, and can sequester carbon!
The US imports about half of oil consumed.
The majority of oil the US oil imports are from Canada (24%), Mexico (9%), Saudi Arabia (12%), Nigeria (11%) and Venezuela (10%).
Livestock farming contributes to 18% of the global warming effect, more than emissions from every car, train and plane on Earth.
About 10% of energy consumption goes toward raising, distributing, processing and preserving crops and animals used in the American food system.
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