Analysts predict that over the next decade, $800 billion - $1.2 trillion will be invested in the solar industry globally.
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.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
The transportation sector made up 28 percent of US energy conumption in 2011
About 40 calories of fossil fuel energy go into every calorie of feed lot beef in the US. One more reason to go Meatless Monday!
41% of energy used in the home is for space heating, which is the #1 energy user in our homes.
The earth receives 1500 times as much energy than humans use from the sun each day.
It takes 520 million MWh of electricity per year to move, treat and heat water in the U.S. this is 13% of the total U.S. electrical consumption.
The meat industry generates nearly one-fifth of the man-made greenhouse gas emissions. One more reason to go Meatless Monday!
The US imports about half of oil consumed.
20 percent of energy used in homes is for water heating
26 percent of energy used in homes is for lighting and other appliances
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
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.
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.