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: 10.03 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 16.24 days non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 88.08 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 19.00 minutes non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 6.86 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 282 days
Taking 1.97 cars off the road for a year
Producing 0.7541 tons of Beef

Answer: 10 kg tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 16.24 days non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 88.08 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 19.00 minutes non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 6.86 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 282 days
Taking 1.97 cars off the road for a year
Producing 0.7541 tons of Beef
3.51 tons of Coal burned for electricity
5.01 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
2.61 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 10.03 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

29 households took sustainable action: Composting for a year
5 households took sustainable action: Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle for a year
28 households took sustainable action: Tankless Water Heater for a year
6 households took sustainable action: Exclusive Sustainable Transportation for a year
20 households took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year
201 households took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year
10 households took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year
3 households took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year

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