Are Americans Becoming Eco-Friendlier?

November 19, 2015

The Pew Research Center studied data on energy consumption and commuting patterns to see which green lifestyle choices Americans are making--and which they aren't.

When it comes to living at home, there has been some dramatic change in energy conservation, such as a switch from incandescent to more energy-saving options, and the use of less water.

But other things remain unchanged, such as a preference for gasoline-powered cars. Also, energy use for appliances and electronics climbed steadily.

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