# 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: 33542.41 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

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

**294,542 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**22,928 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,580 years**Taking

**6,577**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,522 tons**of Beef## Answer: 33.54 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

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

**294,542 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**22,928 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,580 years**Taking

**6,577**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,522 tons**of Beef**11,728.12 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**16,754.45 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**8,712.31 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 33542.41 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**167,712 households**took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year

**67,085 households**took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

**9,317 households**took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year

**83,856 households**took sustainable action: Wash clothes with only cold water for a year

**33,542 households**took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year

**11,181 households**took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year

**33,542 households**took sustainable action: Programmable Thermostat for a year

**22,362 households**took sustainable action: Solar Water Heater for a year

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