6 Percent of energy use currently supplied by renewable sources, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, which expects the figure to increase by two percent by 2030On another cheery note for the those who support ethanol (but don't particularly care to eat):
12.3 Percent of gasoline used in the United States that would be saved if every acre of corn was used for ethanol.So one is wondering what "advanced" technology, and "smart" energy policy are going to do to make up an energy shortfall of roughly 80% for cars and 85% for homes. My, that is an upbeat message - even if it is pure propaganda. Note: While difficult to see on the computer, the ad flashes the U.S. Department of Interior and U.S. Department of Energy on the screen several times. In fact, I thought that the ad was sponsored by them. Other Items of related Interest Statement of Senator Carl Levin on Oil and Gasoline Prices (5/12/2008). Levin and Feinstein Introduce Oil Trading Transparency Act (5/08/2008) API on Wikipedia API on SourceWatch EnergyTomorrow.org - API propaganda site.