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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: 30945.56 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 137 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 271,738 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 40.70 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 21,153 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,380 years
Taking 6,068 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,327 tons of Beef

Answer: 30.95 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 137 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 271,738 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 40.70 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 21,153 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,380 years
Taking 6,068 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,327 tons of Beef
10,820.13 tons of Coal burned for electricity
15,457.32 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
8,037.81 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 30945.56 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

18,755 households took sustainable action: Exclusive Sustainable Transportation for a year
3,095 households took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year
88,416 households took sustainable action: No bottled water for a year
61,891 households took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year
20,839 households took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year
61,891 households took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year
15,473 households took sustainable action: Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle for a year
103,152 households took sustainable action: Lower water-heater temperature for a year

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