The days of cheap oil energy have come to an end. What once was simple and cheap (i.e. driving to vacation) has become difficult and expensive (i.e. ...driving to vacation). The skyrocketing cost (and limited supply) of energy has forced us to re-examine the energy we use in our daily lives.
Surprising facts on energy use:
* Americans consume 26% of the world's energy.
* 18% of total emissions comes from operating our homes.
* Heating and cooling account for about 56% of the energy use in a typical home.
* Our demand for energy grows by about 3% per year.
Read the 10 facts about the energy we use.
::Blogger Bill Scher's blog "Headlines You Won't See: Americans Support Clean Energy" on the Huffington Post.
::Read more at the Huffington Post Energy big news page.
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