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.

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.

Montana’s Wind Energy Potential

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Montana’s Wind Energy Potential

  • Published: Oct 31st, 2008

Montana's estimated wind power potential is about equal to the electricity consumed by the 19 lighted states.