More Mind Boggling Facts About Where Our Energy Comes From

In one handy graphic from the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, you can see U.S. energy consumption and production for our homes, businesses, and vehicles.

Energy Policy Decisions

Comparing the safety of nuclear power, oil, and coal, Slate columnist William Saletan helps us make some energy policy decisions. His focus is fatalities. In the oil supply chain, from 1969-2000, he cites 20,000 deaths. For coal, the number is…