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How Does Saving Energy Help the Environment?

Learn how lowering your energy usage can benefit the environment.

Written by Caitlin Ritchie

Edited by Jamie Cesanek

Last updated 10/09/2023

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Key Points

  • Saving energy helps the environment by reducing the amount of carbon dioxide and other harmful pollutants in the atmosphere.
  • Energy production is the leading contributor to carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S.
  • Relying more on renewable energy sources like solar and wind helps the environment because these power sources don’t produce carbon dioxide.
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