Why the US needs ecologically sound energy sources
The combination of better energy sources and more efficient consumers is key here.
Just throwing up wind turbines, and ruining another piece of the environment, without effecting a systematic policy of change to reverse the ever upward spiralling energy use, is clearly not the answer.
However - it is sobering to view the scale of the problem and how addicted to cheap energy the USA has become.
This analysis is for a college campus in State of PA :