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: 42000000 kg of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for 186 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 368,809 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 55.24 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 28,710 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 3,231 years
Taking 8,235 cars off the road for a year
Producing 3,158 tons of Beef

Answer: 42,000.00 tons kg of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 186 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 368,809 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 55.24 days non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 28,710 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 3,231 years
Taking 8,235 cars off the road for a year
Producing 3,158 tons of Beef
14,685.31 tons of Coal burned for electricity
20,979.02 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
10,909.09 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 42000000 kg of CO2 could be saved if...

210,000 households took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year
840,000 households took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year
42,000 households took sustainable action: Programmable Thermostat for a year
14,000 households took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year
28,000 households took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year
38,532 households took sustainable action: Recycling for a year
7,000 households took sustainable action: Complete House Solar Conversion for a year
28,283 households took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year

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