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Georgia: Coal and Carbon - Graphics

CO2 From Power Plants

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.

US Temperature Projections

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

Savannah Sea Level Rise Projection

Savannah Sea Level Rise Projection

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

CO2 Capture

CO2 Capture

In coal-burning power plants, CO2 can be captured for transport to storage sites.

CO2 Injection

CO2 Injection

CO2 captured from coal-fired electric power plants may be injected for storage into porous layers of rock and sand deep underground.

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.

Gallery

Hurricane Round-up 2010 November 30th marked the official end of the 2010 hurricane season, here are some pictures from this year's storms.