The US consumes 800 million gallons of oil each day.
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
The US imports about half of oil consumed.
A US resident uses about 11,500 kWh of electricity per year.
Livestock farming contributes to 18% of the global warming effect, more than emissions from every car, train and plane on Earth.
Organic farms use as much as one-third less fossil fuels than their conventional counterparts, and can sequester carbon!
Producing 2.2 pounds of beef takes enough energy to light a 100 watt bulb for twenty days.
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.
The meat industry generates nearly one-fifth of the man-made greenhouse gas emissions. One more reason to go Meatless Monday!
20 percent of energy used in homes is for water heating
The United States led the world with $48.1 billion in clean energy investments in 2011.
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.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
The transportation sector made up 28 percent of US energy conumption in 2011
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.