If current trends in burning coal and other fossil fuels continue, average temperatures in the US are projected to increase by roughly 10Ã‚Â°F by 2100
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.
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.
Montana's estimated wind power potential is about equal to the electricity consumed by the 19 lighted states.