# 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: 33911.33 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

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

**297,781 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**23,181 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,609 years**Taking

**6,649**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,550 tons**of Beef## Answer: 33.91 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

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

**297,781 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**23,181 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,609 years**Taking

**6,649**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,550 tons**of Beef**11,857.11 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**16,938.73 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**8,808.14 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 33911.33 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**113,038 households**took sustainable action: Lower water-heater temperature for a year

**33,911 households**took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year

**9,420 households**took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year

**67,823 households**took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

**22,836 households**took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year

**565,189 households**took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year

**169,557 households**took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year

**31,111 households**took sustainable action: Recycling for a year

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