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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: 32796.21 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 145 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 287,989 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 43.13 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 22,418 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,523 years
Taking 6,431 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,466 tons of Beef

Answer: 32.80 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 145 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 287,989 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 43.13 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 22,418 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,523 years
Taking 6,431 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,466 tons of Beef
11,467.21 tons of Coal burned for electricity
16,381.72 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
8,518.50 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 32796.21 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

3,280 households took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year
546,604 households took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year
655,924 households took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year
21,864 households took sustainable action: House Solar Augmentation for a year
65,592 households took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year
22,085 households took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year
19,876 households took sustainable action: Exclusive Sustainable Transportation for a year
93,703 households took sustainable action: No bottled water for a year

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