Wildfires in Washington State have increased significantly in recent years, a shift that appears linked to climate change.
Present vs. projected August days over 95 degrees Fahrenheit
Present vs. projected August days over 90 degrees Fahrenheit
If current trends in burning coal and other fossil fuels continue, average temperatures in the U.S. are projected to increase by roughly 10Ã‚Â°F by 2100.
CO2 may be separated from other gases at coal-fired electric power plants and transported by pipeline to suitable storage sites.
The United States has many areas, shown in pink, where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage.
Sea level rise projected for this century presents significant threats to Savannah.
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