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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: 1600 kg of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 2.59 days non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 14.05 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 3.03 minutes non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 399 days continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 44.92 days
Taking 0.3137 cars off the road for a year
Producing 0.1203 tons of Beef

Answer: 1.60 tons kg of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 2.59 days non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 14.05 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 3.03 minutes non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 399 days continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 44.92 days
Taking 0.3137 cars off the road for a year
Producing 0.1203 tons of Beef
0.56 tons of Coal burned for electricity
0.80 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
0.42 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 1600 kg of CO2 could be saved if...

1 households took sustainable action: Replacing lights with CF bulbs for a year
5 households took sustainable action: Lower water-heater temperature for a year
27 households took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year
8 households took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year
0.27 households took sustainable action: Complete House Solar Conversion for a year
1 households took sustainable action: Solar Water Heater for a year
2 households took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year
0.97 households took sustainable action: Exclusive Sustainable Transportation for a year

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