The still map from Climate Central's latest interactive illustrating how 2012 was the hottest in U.S. history.
The United States has many areas, shown in pink, where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage.
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.