US Temperature Projections

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US Temperature Projections

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

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

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CO2 Capture and Sequestration

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

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

CO2 Storage Areas

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CO2 Storage Areas

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

The United States has many areas, shown in pink, where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage.

Savannah’s Rising Seas

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Savannah’s Rising Seas

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

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

CO2 Storage Areas

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CO2 Storage Areas

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

The United States has many areas, shown in pink, where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage.

Savannah Sea Level Rise Projection

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Savannah Sea Level Rise Projection

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

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

US Temperature Projections

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US Temperature Projections

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

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

CO2 From Power Plants

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CO2 From Power Plants

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

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.