In February 2012, financial speculation added an extra $.56 per gallon of gasoline at the pump.
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!
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.
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
Producing 2.2 pounds of beef takes enough energy to light a 100 watt bulb for twenty days.
The US consumes 800 million gallons of oil each day.
With 5% of the earth's population, the U.S. consumes 20% of the world's total energy.
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.
41% of energy used in the home is for space heating, which is the #1 energy user in our homes.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
26 percent of energy used in homes is for lighting and other appliances
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.
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.
Organic farms use as much as one-third less fossil fuels than their conventional counterparts, and can sequester carbon!