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: 37258.84 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 165 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 327,176 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 49.00 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 25,469 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,866 years
Taking 7,306 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,801 tons of Beef

Answer: 37.26 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 165 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 327,176 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 49.00 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 25,469 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,866 years
Taking 7,306 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,801 tons of Beef
13,027.57 tons of Coal burned for electricity
18,610.81 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
9,677.62 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 37258.84 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

106,454 households took sustainable action: No bottled water for a year
22,581 households took sustainable action: Exclusive Sustainable Transportation for a year
37,259 households took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year
24,839 households took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year
25,090 households took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year
10,350 households took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year
34,182 households took sustainable action: Recycling for a year
620,981 households took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year

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