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

An average car could be driven for 131 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 259,592 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 38.88 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 20,208 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,274 years
Taking 5,797 cars off the road for a year
Producing 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-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 259,592 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 38.88 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 20,208 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,274 years
Taking 5,797 cars off the road for a year
Producing 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...

591,246 households took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year
27,121 households took sustainable action: Recycling for a year
19,708 households took sustainable action: House Solar Augmentation 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
8,212 households took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year
9,854 households took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year
73,906 households took sustainable action: Wash clothes with only cold water for a year

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