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: 35732.77 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 158 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 313,776 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 47.00 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 24,426 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,749 years
Taking 7,006 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,687 tons of Beef

Answer: 35.73 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 158 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 313,776 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 47.00 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 24,426 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,749 years
Taking 7,006 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,687 tons of Beef
12,493.98 tons of Coal burned for electricity
17,848.54 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
9,281.24 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 35732.77 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

102,094 households took sustainable action: Composting for a year
21,656 households took sustainable action: Exclusive Sustainable Transportation for a year
11,911 households took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year
99,258 households took sustainable action: Tankless Water Heater for a year
595,546 households took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year
23,822 households took sustainable action: Solar Water Heater for a year
119,109 households took sustainable action: Lower water-heater temperature for a year
17,866 households took sustainable action: Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle for a year

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