YouSustain

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

An average car could be driven for 4.24 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 8,399 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 30.19 hours non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 654 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 73.58 years
Taking 188 cars off the road for a year
Producing 71.92 tons of Beef

Answer: 956 kg tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 4.24 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 8,399 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 30.19 hours non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 654 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 73.58 years
Taking 188 cars off the road for a year
Producing 71.92 tons of Beef
334.43 tons of Coal burned for electricity
477.76 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
248.44 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 956.48 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

2,733 households took sustainable action: No bottled water for a year
266 households took sustainable action: Hybrid Vehicle for a year
638 households took sustainable action: Solar Water Heater for a year
15,941 households took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year
598 households took sustainable action: Replacing lights with CF bulbs for a year
2,733 households took sustainable action: Composting for a year
2,657 households took sustainable action: Tankless Water Heater for a year
4,782 households took sustainable action: Use a low-flow showerhead for a year

Calculate the impact you can have with our Sustainable Actions Calculator or by joining other members in Challenges.

If you found this useful, please share it with friends:
You can also link directly to these results with URL http://www.yousustain.com/footprint/howmuchco2?co2=956.48+tons