# 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: 28484.98 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

**126 years**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**250,132 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**37.46 days**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**19,471 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,191 years**Taking

**5,585**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,142 tons**of Beef## Answer: 28.48 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

**126 years**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**250,132 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**37.46 days**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**19,471 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,191 years**Taking

**5,585**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,142 tons**of Beef**9,959.78 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**14,228.26 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**7,398.70 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 28484.98 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**18,990 households**took sustainable action: House Solar Augmentation for a year

**18,990 households**took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year

**71,212 households**took sustainable action: Wash clothes with only cold water for a year

**17,264 households**took sustainable action: Exclusive Sustainable Transportation for a year

**94,950 households**took sustainable action: Lower water-heater temperature for a year

**81,386 households**took sustainable action: Composting for a year

**474,750 households**took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year

**142,425 households**took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year

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