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What percentage of world resources does the U.S. use?

water, fossil fuels

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"Americans constitute 5% of the world's population but consume 24% of the world's energy", If that helps (:
-www.washingtonpost.com

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The U.S. uses about 30 percent of the world's resources in spite of making up only 5 percent of the world's population. It also produces 30 percent of the world's waste. America is known to throw about 26,800,000 tons of food in a year.

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So what? The winner gets the spoils and then we give tremendously to other poor nations. We always have.
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