# 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: 31958.85 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

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

**280,636 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**21,846 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,458 years**Taking

**6,266**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,403 tons**of Beef## Answer: 31.96 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

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

**280,636 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**21,846 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,458 years**Taking

**6,266**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,403 tons**of Beef**11,174.42 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**15,963.46 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**8,301.00 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 31958.85 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**31,959 households**took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year

**88,775 households**took sustainable action: Tankless Water Heater for a year

**63,918 households**took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

**8,877 households**took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year

**63,918 households**took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year

**21,306 households**took sustainable action: House Solar Augmentation for a year

**3,196 households**took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year

**21,306 households**took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year

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