# 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: 4400000 tons of CO2 would be emitted by any of the following activities...

An average car could be driven for

**19,514 years**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**38,637,162 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**3,007,683 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**338,462 years**Taking

**862,745**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**330,827 tons**of Beef## Answer: 4,400.00 tons tons of CO2 would be emitted by burning the following fuels...

An average car could be driven for

**19,514 years**non-stopA 13-watt CF lightbulb could be lit for

**38,637,162 years**continuouslyA 747 could fly for

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

**3,007,683 years**continuouslyThe energy use of an average house could be met for

**338,462 years**Taking

**862,745**cars off the road for a yearProducing

**330,827 tons**of Beef**1,538,461.54 tons**of Coal burned for electricity

**2,197,802.20 tons**of Natural Gas burned for electricity

**1,142,857.14 tons**of Oil burned for electricity

## Answer: 4400000 tons of CO2 could be saved if...

**1,466,667 households**took sustainable action: Switch to a clean energy provider for a year

**12,571,429 households**took sustainable action: Composting for a year

**73,333,333 households**took sustainable action: Ditch the gas lawn mower for a year

**8,800,000 households**took sustainable action: Bike or Walk to Work for a year

**2,200,000 households**took sustainable action: Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle for a year

**88,000,000 households**took sustainable action: Reusable Bags for a year

**4,400,000 households**took sustainable action: Programmable Thermostat for a year

**2,750,000 households**took sustainable action: Replacing lights with CF bulbs for a year

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