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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: 31289.64 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 139 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 274,760 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 41.15 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 21,388 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,407 years
Taking 6,135 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,353 tons of Beef

Answer: 31.29 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 139 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 274,760 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 41.15 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 21,388 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,407 years
Taking 6,135 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,353 tons of Beef
10,940.43 tons of Coal burned for electricity
15,629.19 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
8,127.18 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 31289.64 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

62,579 households took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year
19,556 households took sustainable action: Replacing lights with CF bulbs for a year
86,916 households took sustainable action: Tankless Water Heater for a year
625,793 households took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year
521,494 households took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year
89,399 households took sustainable action: No bottled water for a year
62,579 households took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year
18,963 households took sustainable action: Exclusive Sustainable Transportation for a year

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