Fact Of The Day #81: U.S. Transportation System Still Running Almost Entirely On Oil (VIDEO)

10/18/2012 10:58 am ET | Updated Dec 18, 2012

America's planes, trains and motor vehicles consume 13.6 million barrels of oil each day. Despite rising interest in alternative fuels, 93 percent of American transport still depends on petroleum. In fact, transportation is more oil-reliant than any other U.S. economic sector; 71 percent of our oil supply powers various types of transport.

What does this mean for our C02 emission levels? Play today's video to find out.

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