# 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: 38391.09 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

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

**337,119 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**26,243 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,953 years**Taking

**7,528**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,887 tons**of Beef## Answer: 38.39 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

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

**337,119 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**26,243 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**2,953 years**Taking

**7,528**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**2,887 tons**of Beef**13,423.46 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**19,176.37 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**9,971.71 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 38391.09 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**106,642 households**took sustainable action: Tankless Water Heater for a year

**76,782 households**took sustainable action: Replace an old appliance with an efficient model for a year

**3,839 households**took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year

**25,853 households**took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year

**12,797 households**took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year

**25,594 households**took sustainable action: House Solar Augmentation for a year

**38,391 households**took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year

**10,664 households**took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year

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