Your mind-blowing chart of the day, courtesy of Arne Jungjohann at the Heinrich Böll Foundation.  To be fair, there’s little need for air conditioning in Germany compared to the United States, but air conditioning only accounts for about 20% of U.S. household electricity consumption.  Leaving it out make it 9,200 kWh vs. 3,100 kWh.

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Wow.

Source for U.S. use; source for German use; used U.S. average household size of 2.6.

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