World energy demand is projected to jump nearly 40% over the next 20 years. We need to be prepared in order to meet the need. You don’t have to be an expert to make informed decisions on energy, you just need to understand and weigh your options.
Where do we get our energy from and where does it go? From the Energy Information Administration, Primary Energy Consumption by Source and Sector
How has our household energy use changed since 1978? Less energy for space heating, more for appliances and electronics. How do you use energy in your household?
Another great representation of where we get our energy from, and how we use it, from GOOD. We've "just barely cracked into renewable energy," GOOD points out. Renewables are an important consideration-- but their development will cost a LOT, more than most realize. Is the cost a trade-off we're willing to make in our still-fragile economy?
A great infographic for energy security in America. Did you know that 94 percent of the energy used for transportation comes from oil, and that renewable energy accounts for under 10% of our energy use?