Follow the Flow

Follow the Flow

March 24, 2013

Fossil fuels provided the bulk, nearly 85%, of U.S. energy supply, with nuclear and renewables making up the remaining 15%. This chart visualizes where energy comes from, where it’s used, and how much is wasted. May/June 2010 Source

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Mechanical Monstrosities Of Fossil Fuel Extraction

February 20, 2013

Fossil fuels are big business and according to this infographic, the machines that are responsible for extracting resources from the Earth are some of the most powerful “creatures” in the world. These six immense machines are capable of incredible amounts of work as well as incredible amounts of pollution.

Energy Subsidies Black, Not Green

Energy Subsidies Black, Not Green

August 22, 2012

The study summarized by this visualization shows that the United States government has provided substantially greater subsidies to fossil fuel development than renewable energy. More than half of the subsidies for renewable energy went toward corn-based ethanol. (Years 2002 through 2008) Source