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These 12 Charts Show Why You Should Care About Renewable Energy

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3. Other more traditional sources of energy, like coal, have decreased as newer sources, including renewables like solar power, gradually take their place.

4. If that seems a little abstract, think of it this way: The average American consumes the energy equivalent of about 31,000 burritos per year. Right now, about 4,000 of those burritos are “renewable.”

6. As indispensable as they are, computers and other office electronics make up only 8% of the energy consumption of the average American business.

8. But despite our massive energy demands, the future of renewable energy sources like solar and wind power is bright.

Solar photovoltaic modules covering as little as 0.6% of America’s landmass could supply our entire electricity demand.

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