Is Your House Causing Global Warming?

Energy efficiency at home is crucial to protecting the environment. Where exactly do our houses waste the most, and how can we fix it?

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Mapping How the United States Generates Its Electricity (Washington Post)
"Coal and natural gas are the most common sources for electricity in the country, but coal represents a declining share."

How You Can Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions at Home (NPS)
"More than half the electricity in the United States comes from polluting coal-fired power plants. And power plants are the single largest source of heat-trapping gas."

CFLs vs. LEDs: The Better Bulbs (Green America)
"Energy experts agree that the incandescent bulb is rapidly becoming a thing of the past. In fact, in 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act, which requires that all light bulbs sold on the market have a 30 percent increase in efficiency over today's standard incandescent bulbs by 2012 to 2014."