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CO2 Storage Areas

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CO2 Storage Areas

The United States has many areas, shown in pink, where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage.

Savannah’s Rising Seas

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Savannah’s Rising Seas

Sea level rise projected for this century presents significant threats to Savannah.

CO2 Storage Areas

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CO2 Storage Areas

The United States has many areas, shown in pink, where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage.

Savannah Sea Level Rise Projection

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Savannah Sea Level Rise Projection

Sea level rise projected for this century presents significant threats to Savannah.

US Temperature Projections

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US Temperature Projections

If current trends in burning coal and other fossil fuels continue, average temperatures in the US are projected to increase by roughly 10°F by 2100

CO2 From Power Plants

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CO2 From Power Plants

Visualization of CO2 emissions from U.S. power plants burning fossil fuels. Coal plants contribute over 80 percent of these emissions, which are actually invisible.

Renewable Fuel Standard

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Renewable Fuel Standard

The federal Renewable Fuel Standard encourages U.S. corn ethanol producers to boost production to 9 billion gallons by 2008 and 15 billion by 2015

Amazon Deforestation

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Amazon Deforestation

Recent deforestation in Brazil has been rapid, causing greenhouse gas emissions. Some argue planting more U.S. corn for ethanol may ultimately be a contributing factor.