# 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: 33125.95 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

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

**290,885 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**22,644 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,548 years**Taking

**6,495**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,491 tons**of Beef## Answer: 33.13 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

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

**290,885 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**22,644 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,548 years**Taking

**6,495**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,491 tons**of Beef**11,582.50 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**16,546.43 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**8,604.14 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 33125.95 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**5,521 households**took sustainable action: Complete House Solar Conversion for a year

**94,646 households**took sustainable action: Composting for a year

**92,017 households**took sustainable action: Tankless Water Heater for a year

**9,202 households**took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year

**82,815 households**took sustainable action: Wash clothes with only cold water for a year

**165,630 households**took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year

**66,252 households**took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year

**22,307 households**took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year

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