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

An average car could be driven for 136 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 268,517 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 40.22 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 20,902 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,352 years
Taking 5,996 cars off the road for a year
Producing 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-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 268,517 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 40.22 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 20,902 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,352 years
Taking 5,996 cars off the road for a year
Producing 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...

3,058 households took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year
20,592 households took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year
30,579 households took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year
20,386 households took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year
611,573 households took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year
8,494 households took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year
61,157 households took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year
87,368 households took sustainable action: Composting for a year

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