How Can We End Our Fossil Fuel Addiction By 2050?

Submitted by ninaoyen1 on Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:07

Since the Industrial Revolution, the world has been hooked on fossil fuels. This fatal addiction has us living on borrowed time, facing ecological and economic ruin by 2050. 

At present we remain dangerously over-reliant on fossil-fuel power. However, it’s not too late – if we take steps in the right direction we can beat our addiction.

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Transportation to Work: San Diego County, 2009

Submitted by c.bernhardt.14 on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 11:28

"San Diego is dominated by automobile usage as a result of our increasing population, suburban lifestyles, and land use decisions dating back to the early 20th century. For example, only 3% of our workforce commutes to work using public transportation (ranking 33rd out of 50 cities). 76% of San Diegans drive to work alone; 10% carpool, leading to one of the highest congestion rankings in the country (41 of the 50 largest cities)." - Equinox Center

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CA Energy Sources

Submitted by eortiz5000 on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 10:44

California is the eighth largest economy in the world, according to the state's Legislative Analyst's Office. To meet the needs of its growing population, California's economy depends upon affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound supplies of electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuels.

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Visualizing Oil Addiction In The U.S.




A tiny percentage of the United States uses more than 10% of all our oil. If we want to cut back, these people might be a good place to start.

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