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How many pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) does a gallon of gas produce?

Before answering this question it helps to first know how much a gallon of gasoline weighs. Gasoline has a weight of just over 6 pounds per US gallon. A natural guess could then be that about 6 pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) … Continue reading

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Energy Consumption by Sector in the United States

The primary source of energy in the United States has only changed three times in the nation’s history. The U.S. relied largely on wood for cooking and heating until nearly the turn of the twentieth century when coal became the primary energy source … Continue reading

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