# 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: 47520000 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

**210,748 years**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**417,281,349 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**171 years**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**32,482,979 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**3,655,385 years**Taking

**9,317,647**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**3,572,932 tons**of Beef## Answer: 47,520.00 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

**210,748 years**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**417,281,349 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**171 years**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**32,482,979 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**3,655,385 years**Taking

**9,317,647**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**3,572,932 tons**of Beef**16,615,384.62 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**23,736,263.74 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**12,342,857.14 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 47520000 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**31,680,000 households**took sustainable action: Hang-drying clothes for a year

**237,600,000 households**took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year

**135,771,429 households**took sustainable action: Composting for a year

**7,920,000 households**took sustainable action: Complete House Solar Conversion for a year

**950,400,000 households**took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year

**4,752,000 households**took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year

**13,200,000 households**took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year

**47,520,000 households**took sustainable action: Programmable Thermostat for a year

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