# 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: 32784.05 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

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

**287,882 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**22,410 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,522 years**Taking

**6,428**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,465 tons**of Beef## Answer: 32.78 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

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

**287,882 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**22,410 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,522 years**Taking

**6,428**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,465 tons**of Beef**11,462.95 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**16,375.65 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**8,515.34 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 32784.05 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**65,568 households**took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

**65,568 households**took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year

**546,401 households**took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year

**22,077 households**took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year

**163,920 households**took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year

**20,490 households**took sustainable action: Replacing lights with CF bulbs for a year

**32,784 households**took sustainable action: Programmable Thermostat for a year

**9,107 households**took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year

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