And Now For Some Good News…

America’s population and economy are both growing, yet its energy appetite is falling. That’s because of substantial energy-efficiency gains made in recent decades.Those gains are helping the country reduce oil imports, save money on power bills, and move toward meeting a goal set by President Obama of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent between 2005 and 2020.

via For energy efficiency, Americans deserve a big thumbs-up | Grist.

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2 thoughts on “And Now For Some Good News…

    1. lucas Post author

      That’s why I am usually so gloom and doom. I am cynical about our ability to keep that long term goal in mind. I was trying to be a little more positive for just a moment, but you are exactly right.

      Reply

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