65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
One pound of potatoes has a water footprint of 119 gallons.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.
On average, each American directly uses more water outdoors (101 gallons per day) than indoors (69 gallons per day).
One slice of bread has a water footprint of 11 gallons.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 gallons.
It takes 3 liters of water to produce 1 liter of bottled water.
69 percent of global freshwater is stored in glaciers and ice caps.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
People who water their lawn with an automatic timer use 47 percent more water than those who just use a hose.
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.
Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
Together, China and India have 37 percent of the world's population, but are home to just 10.8 percent of the world's water.