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: 37628.05 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 167 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 330,418 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 49.49 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 25,721 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,894 years
Taking 7,378 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,829 tons of Beef

Answer: 37.63 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 167 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 330,418 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 49.49 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 25,721 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 2,894 years
Taking 7,378 cars off the road for a year
Producing 2,829 tons of Beef
13,156.66 tons of Coal burned for electricity
18,795.23 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
9,773.52 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 37628.05 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

37,628 households took sustainable action: Programmable Thermostat for a year
3,763 households took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year
37,628 households took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year
10,452 households took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year
627,134 households took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year
12,543 households took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year
94,070 households took sustainable action: Wash clothes with only cold water for a year
23,518 households took sustainable action: Replacing lights with CF bulbs for a year

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