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

An average car could be driven for

**196 days**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**1,061 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**3.81 hours**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**82.61 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**9.30 years**Taking

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

**9.09 tons**of Beef## Answer: 121 kg tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

**196 days**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**1,061 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**3.81 hours**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**82.61 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**9.30 years**Taking

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

**9.09 tons**of Beef**42.26 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

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

**31.39 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 120.85 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

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

**81 households**took sustainable action: Solar Water Heater for a year

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

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

**76 households**took sustainable action: Replacing lights with CF bulbs for a year

**121 households**took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year

**34 households**took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year

**242 households**took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year

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