Here are two good websites that provide interesting and balanced views about energy production and consumption: The Rational Middle, and Think Progress. The Rational Middle is a series of films by the people that produced the movie Haynesville – A Nation’s Hunt for an Energy Future. Its goal is to encourage rational thinking about our energy future and establishing achievable goals toward sustainable energy. The films about unconventional resources and the risks of hydraulic fracturing are worth looking at.
Think Progress’s climate page introduces thought-provoking statistics about our nation’s energy sources and uses. For example:
56.2% of the nation’s energy is wasted each year – from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory:
Check them out.