# 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: 36077.37 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

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

**316,802 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**24,661 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,775 years**Taking

**7,074**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,713 tons**of Beef## Answer: 36.08 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

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

**316,802 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**24,661 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,775 years**Taking

**7,074**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,713 tons**of Beef**12,614.47 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**18,020.66 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**9,370.75 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 36077.37 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**10,021 households**took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year

**103,078 households**took sustainable action: No bottled water for a year

**601,290 households**took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year

**180,387 households**took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year

**24,295 households**took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year

**120,258 households**took sustainable action: Lower water-heater temperature for a year

**24,052 households**took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year

**18,039 households**took sustainable action: Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle for a year

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