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Energy Literacy - Interactive Map of Energy Sources and Uses in the United States

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Saw this great interactive chart which breaks down energy from source to use in the US from all available data compiled by a guy named Saul Griffith at
He has used this data at Other Lab to identify opportunities for products that will have the most direct impact on reducing energy consumption.

Felt this was worthy for all those exploring energy and attempting to conserve.


Honestly, the chart is impressive but can be challenging to use.
The links to these YouTube videos is a great way to be introduced to the chart and the person who produced it.

The frist talk from one of the creators is very insightful on the chart. The second is just interesting to watch.

When you have time, please let me know any thoughts you have.

1. Full Talk: Long but worth it from about 5 min in to end:

2. Another talk by Saul (a bit free-form but insightful):

Normally trees don't drive trucks. Does this tiny ad have a license?
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