# 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-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**327,176 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**25,469 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,866 years**Taking

**7,306**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**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-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**327,176 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**25,469 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,866 years**Taking

**7,306**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**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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