crookedindifference:

Each Year, 75,000 Homes Waste as Much Energy as Contained in Entire BP Gulf Spill
Case in point: this graphic, which points out that the energy wasted by 75,000 homes a year equals the energy contained in the biggest oil spill in US history.
The point seems to be that this spill, which occurred because our demand for energy has grown so high that we’ve resorted to risky procedures to meet it, is but a drop in the bucket amongst all the energy we waste on a routine basis.

crookedindifference:

Each Year, 75,000 Homes Waste as Much Energy as Contained in Entire BP Gulf Spill

Case in point: this graphic, which points out that the energy wasted by 75,000 homes a year equals the energy contained in the biggest oil spill in US history.

The point seems to be that this spill, which occurred because our demand for energy has grown so high that we’ve resorted to risky procedures to meet it, is but a drop in the bucket amongst all the energy we waste on a routine basis.