Saving electricity reduces energy costs, and it also reduces how much carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere. Energy efficiency is widely hailed as a key component of slowing global warming. It also lets energy-h... More »

One way to save the Earth is not driving for at least two days a week to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to HowStuffWorks. This can prevent an average of 1,590 pounds of emissions each year. Turning trash into... More »

It is important to conserve electricity because the natural resources that provide sources for electricity are being depleted faster than they can be regenerating. Conserving electricity also saves money, since electrici... More »

Energy conservation is important because it reduces how much energy people use, which draws less electricity from polluting electric plants. It also allows people to save money. Energy conservation is viewed as an import... More » Science Environmental Science Conservation

The U.S. Energy Department provides renewable energy funding to encourage businesses and local governments to use renewable methods to generate electricity. Renewable sources of energy include wind, solar and hydropower. More » Science Environmental Science Conservation

Wind energy is sometimes used to grind grain or pump water, but as of 2014, it is mostly used to generate electricity to power homes and businesses. Wind energy works by using turbines to take the kinetic energy of the w... More » Science Environmental Science Conservation

Green businesses work to reduce their electricity consumption in various ways, including using Energy Star-qualified office equipment and turning off or unplugging idle or unused electronic equipment. Another simple way ... More » Science Environmental Science Conservation