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

An average car could be driven for 4.30 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 8,508 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 30.58 hours non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 662 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 74.53 years
Taking 190 cars off the road for a year
Producing 72.85 tons of Beef

Answer: 969 kg tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for 4.30 years non-stop
A 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for 8,508 years continuously
A 747 could fly for 30.58 hours non-stop
A 42 inch LCD TV could be used for 662 years continuously
The energy use of an average house could be met for 74.53 years
Taking 190 cars off the road for a year
Producing 72.85 tons of Beef
338.79 tons of Coal burned for electricity
483.98 tons of Natural Gas burned for electricity
251.67 tons of Oil burned for electricity

Answer: 968.93 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

16,149 households took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year
161 households took sustainable action: Complete House Solar Conversion for a year
323 households took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year
2,422 households took sustainable action: Wash clothes with only cold water for a year
889 households took sustainable action: Recycling for a year
646 households took sustainable action: Solar Water Heater for a year
969 households took sustainable action: Water heater blanket for a year
97 households took sustainable action: Neutralize with carbon offsets for a year

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