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Activities That Emit The Most CO2 Statistics

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Activities that emit the most CO2 per year based on U.S. averageslbs. of CO2 Emitted Per Year
Driving a car10,959
Eating meat3,578
Flying in a plane2,204
Using the refrigerator2,000
Running the air conditioner1,904
Turning on the lights1,579
Having a beer412.7
Using the dishwasher379
Running the dryer227
Drinking coffee50.6
Reading the newspaper2.5
Activities That Reduce Your Carbon FootprintReduced lbs. Per Year
Turning your heater down1,759
Replacing meat in your diet1,555
Using a drying rack instead of dryer113
Composting220
Recycling440
Countries Emitting the Most CarbonThousands of Metric Tons Per Year
China2,500,000
U.S.1,500,000
India500,000
Russia495,000
Japan400,000
Germany300,000
South Korea250,000
Iran200,000
Indonesia170,000
Saudi Arabia150,000
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Sources: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 22, 2017

Activities That Emit The Most CO2 Statistics

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