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
About 10% of energy consumption goes toward raising, distributing, processing and preserving crops and animals used in the American food system.
26 percent of energy used in homes is for lighting and other appliances
The US imports about half of oil consumed.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
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.
With 5% of the earth's population, the U.S. consumes 20% of the world's total energy.
In February 2012, financial speculation added an extra $.56 per gallon of gasoline at the pump.
Cooling water discharged from a coal or nuclear plant is hotter--by an average of 17°F in summer--than when it entered the plant.
Organic farms use as much as one-third less fossil fuels than their conventional counterparts, and can sequester carbon!
The United States led the world with $48.1 billion in clean energy investments in 2011.
Red tape can add up: Local permitting and inspection add $0.50 per watt, or $2,516 per residential install, to the cost of solar.
Analysts predict that over the next decade, $800 billion - $1.2 trillion will be invested in the solar industry globally.
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.