# How Much CO2 Is That?

## Enter an amount of CO2:

Examples: "1 ton", "100 pounds", "500 lbs", or "10.5 kg"

Or start with the typical annual CO2 emissions from: an average house or an average car. How about a single trans-atlantic flight in a 747?

## Answer: 1 tonne of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

**38.85 hours**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**8.78 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**1.89 minutes**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**250 days**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**28.08 days**Taking

**0.1961**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**0.0752 tons**of Beef## Answer: 1 kg tonne of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

**38.85 hours**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**8.78 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**1.89 minutes**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**250 days**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**28.08 days**Taking

**0.1961**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**0.0752 tons**of Beef**0.35 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**0.50 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**0.26 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 1 tonne of CO2 could be saved if...

**17 households**took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year

**0.17 households**took sustainable action: Complete House Solar Conversion for a year

**3 households**took sustainable action: No bottled water for a year

**2 households**took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

**3 households**took sustainable action: Tankless Water Heater for a year

**0.92 households**took sustainable action: Recycling for a year

**5 households**took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year

**0.10 households**took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year

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