# 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: 30578.67 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

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

**268,517 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**20,902 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,352 years**Taking

**5,996**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,299 tons**of Beef## Answer: 30.58 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

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

**268,517 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**20,902 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,352 years**Taking

**5,996**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,299 tons**of Beef**10,691.84 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**15,274.06 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**7,942.51 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 30578.67 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**87,368 households**took sustainable action: Composting for a year

**28,054 households**took sustainable action: Recycling for a year

**19,112 households**took sustainable action: Replacing lights with CF bulbs for a year

**3,058 households**took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year

**20,386 households**took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year

**61,157 households**took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

**5,096 households**took sustainable action: Complete House Solar Conversion for a year

**87,368 households**took sustainable action: No bottled water for a year

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