# 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-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**8,508 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**30.58 hours**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

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

**74.53 years**Taking

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

**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-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**8,508 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

**30.58 hours**non-stopA 42 inch LCD TV could be used for

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

**74.53 years**Taking

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

**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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