Analysts predict that over the next decade, $800 billion - $1.2 trillion will be invested in the solar industry globally.
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.
The United States led the world with $48.1 billion in clean energy investments in 2011.
The transportation sector made up 28 percent of US energy conumption in 2011
The US's electricity generation fuel mix is Coal 45%, Natural Gas 24%, Nuclear 20%, Hydropower 6%, Other Renewable 4%, Petroleum 1%.
The majority of oil the US oil imports are from Canada (24%), Mexico (9%), Saudi Arabia (12%), Nigeria (11%) and Venezuela (10%).
The US consumes 800 million gallons of oil each day.
A US resident uses about 11,500 kWh of electricity per year.
26 percent of energy used in homes is for lighting and other appliances
$ of a gal. of gas includes: cost of Crude Oil 76%; Refining Costs and Profits 6%; Distribution, Marketing, and Retail Costs and Profits 6%; Taxes 12%
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!
16: The number of U.S. states that generate more than 10% of their electricity from renewable sources.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
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.