The energy we use has a...
huge impact on the environment and the climate. We are burning more and more fossil fuels that release CO2 and pollute the air. But there is an alternative. Get the interesting facts on energy, the impact on the climate, as well as fun facts about energy consumption and the green potential.

ENERGY

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Terajoules of energy used

Globally this year

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Percent renewable energy use

Globally, right now

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Terajoules of solar energy striking Earth

Globally this year

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Terajoules of electricity used

Worldwide, this year

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Time left

To the end of oil

CLIMATE CHANGE

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Tons of CO2 emitted into the atmosphere

This year

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World average temperature (°C)

Right now

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Rise in sea levels (cm)

In world's oceans since 2000

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Cost of not acting on climate change (US $)

Globally

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Tons of melted ice

Globally this year

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Our environment

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Resized waste

Your health

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Resized chemicals everywhere

People

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Resized child labor

You & your stuff

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Resized other stuff