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.
Of all sources of energy consumed in the United States, oil provides the largest share at 36 percent.
$ 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%
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.
Producing 2.2 pounds of beef takes enough energy to light a 100 watt bulb for twenty days.
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
Between 1950 and 2003, the fossil fuel industry raked in 75 percent of federal government energy development incentives.
Analysts predict that over the next decade, $800 billion - $1.2 trillion will be invested in the solar industry globally.
Organic farms use as much as one-third less fossil fuels than their conventional counterparts, and can sequester carbon!
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.
The US imports about half of oil consumed.
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.
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.
About 10% of energy consumption goes toward raising, distributing, processing and preserving crops and animals used in the American food system.