Analysts predict that over the next decade, $800 billion - $1.2 trillion will be invested in the solar industry globally.
In February 2012, financial speculation added an extra $.56 per gallon of gasoline at the pump.
The United States led the world with $48.1 billion in clean energy investments in 2011.
Producing 2.2 pounds of beef takes enough energy to light a 100 watt bulb for twenty days.
16: The number of U.S. states that generate more than 10% of their electricity from renewable sources.
A US resident uses about 11,500 kWh of electricity per year.
The majority of oil the US oil imports are from Canada (24%), Mexico (9%), Saudi Arabia (12%), Nigeria (11%) and Venezuela (10%).
With 5% of the earth's population, the U.S. consumes 20% of the world's total energy.
Between 1950 and 2003, the fossil fuel industry raked in 75 percent of federal government energy development incentives.
Natural gas is the largest source of energy produced in the US followed by coal, oil, renewable and nuclear. (As of 2011)
20 percent of energy used in homes is for water heating
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.
41% of energy used in the home is for space heating, which is the #1 energy user in our homes.
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
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.
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