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Nationwide: August Days over 95 Degrees

Nationwide: August Days over 95 Degrees

Present vs. projected August days over 95 degrees Fahrenheit

Nationwide: August Days over 90 Degrees

Nationwide: August Days over 90 Degrees

Present vs. projected August days over 90 degrees Fahrenheit

US Temperature Projections

US Temperature Projections

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

CO2 Capture and Sequestration

CO2 Capture and Sequestration

CO2 may be separated from other gases at coal-fired electric power plants and transported by pipeline to suitable storage sites.

CO2 Storage Areas

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.

Renewable Fuel Standard

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

Renewable Fuel Standard

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.