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This week you read the issue of fuel efficiency in the United States. The United States is very dependent on foreign countries for oil, and Americans have been buying cars that require more and more gasoline. For your discussion assignment this week, share with other class members some actions that you can take to reduce your dependence on oil and the gasoline derived from it. Which of these actions do you actually plan to take?

The United States is the world’s largest energy user. Most of its commercial energy comes from burning non-renewable energy sources such as fossil fuels. Much of the energy we obtain from fossil fuels is wasted. We cannot recycle energy but we can slow the rate at which waste heat flows into the environment. Industry can save energy by cogeneration which produces heat or steam from the same source, replacing electric motors, and switching to high-efficiency lighting.

APA style at least one reference. 100 words minimum