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.

Renewable Fuel Standard

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Renewable Fuel Standard

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2009

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

Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

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Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2009

8 gallons’ worth of the energy in 10 gallons of corn ethanol comes from fossil fuels.

Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

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Corn Ethanol Energy Sources

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2009

8 gallons’ worth of the energy in 10 gallons of corn ethanol comes from fossil fuels.

Renewable Fuel Standard

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Renewable Fuel Standard

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2009

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.

Amazon Deforestation

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Amazon Deforestation

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2009

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.