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...

25,085 households took sustainable action: House Solar Augmentation for a year
25,085 households took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year
10,452 households took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year
25,085 households took sustainable action: Solar Water Heater for a year
34,521 households took sustainable action: Recycling for a year
104,522 households took sustainable action: Tankless Water Heater for a year
75,256 households took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year
752,561 households took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year

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