# 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: 6000 kg of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

**9.71 days**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**52.69 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**11.36 minutes**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**4.10 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**168 days**Taking

**1.18**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**0.4511 tons**of Beef## Answer: 6.00 tons kg of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

**9.71 days**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**52.69 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**11.36 minutes**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

**4.10 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**168 days**Taking

**1.18**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**0.4511 tons**of Beef**2.10 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**3.00 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**1.56 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 6000 kg of CO2 could be saved if...

**6 households**took sustainable action: Recycling for a year

**15 households**took sustainable action: Wash clothes with only cold water for a year

**4 households**took sustainable action: Eat less meat for a year

**1 households**took sustainable action: Complete House Solar Conversion for a year

**120 households**took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year

**4 households**took sustainable action: Solar Water Heater for a year

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

**12 households**took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

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