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: 34255.93 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 152 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 300,807 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 45.05 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 23,416 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,635 years
Taking 6,717 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,576 tons of Beef

Answer: 34.26 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 152 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 300,807 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 45.05 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 23,416 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,635 years
Taking 6,717 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,576 tons of Beef
11,977.60 tons of Coal burned for electricity
17,110.85 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
8,897.64 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 34255.93 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

17,128 households took sustainable action: Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle for a year
570,932 households took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year
20,761 households took sustainable action: Exclusive Sustainable Transportation for a year
685,119 households took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year
68,512 households took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year
22,837 households took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year
23,068 households took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year
68,512 households took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

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