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Fuel Used to Make Electricity in US: 2008

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Fuel Used to Make Electricity in US: 2008

Coal was the dominant fuel used to to generate electricity in the US in 2008.

Scenario: Possible Electric Energy Sources in 2050

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Scenario: Possible Electric Energy Sources in 2050

A mix of new electricity sources by 2050 could reduce CO2 emissions by 83 percent.

The Future of Freezing

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The Future of Freezing

High-resolution animated projection maps for how the cold and snowy months will thaw this century.

Like Ice Melting in a Glass

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Like Ice Melting in a Glass

An interactive analogy showing just how fast Arctic sea ice has been thinning.

Accelerated Ice Loss from Greenland

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Accelerated Ice Loss from Greenland

Greenland lost much more ice in the 2000's than the decade before.

Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Fall

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Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Fall

Submarine and satellite data since 1980 show steady shrinking.

Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Winter

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Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Winter

Submarine and satellite data since 1980 show steady shrinking.

Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Fall

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Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Fall

Fall view: Arctic sea ice has been getting thinner, even faster than its area has been shrinking.