Approximately 84% of U.S. energy consumption is fossil fuel use.
The United States uses nearly $1 million worth of energy each
minute, 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
With less than 5% of the world’s population, the United States
consumes about one-fourth of the world’s energy resources.
The United States uses about 334 million Btu/person in a year,
while the world on average uses 72 million Btu/person in a year.
The solar energy striking the earth = 45,151,524 trillion Btu/year (454
times 2008 annual energy consumption).