# 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: 29562.29 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

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

**259,592 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**20,208 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,274 years**Taking

**5,797**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,223 tons**of Beef## Answer: 29.56 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

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

**259,592 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**20,208 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,274 years**Taking

**5,797**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,223 tons**of Beef**10,336.47 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**14,766.38 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**7,678.52 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 29562.29 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**18,476 households**took sustainable action: Replacing lights with CF bulbs for a year

**19,708 households**took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year

**29,562 households**took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year

**9,854 households**took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year

**27,121 households**took sustainable action: Recycling for a year

**59,125 households**took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

**84,464 households**took sustainable action: No bottled water for a year

**19,708 households**took sustainable action: House Solar Augmentation for a year

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