Activities That Emit The Most CO2 Statistics

Activities that emit the most CO2 per year based on U.S. averages lbs. of CO2 Emitted Per Year
Driving a car 10,959
Eating meat 3,578
Flying in a plane 2,204
Using the refrigerator 2,000
Running the air conditioner 1,904
Turning on the lights 1,579
Having a beer 412.7
Using the dishwasher 379
Running the dryer 227
Drinking coffee 50.6
Reading the newspaper 2.5
Activities That Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Reduced lbs. Per Year
Turning your heater down 1,759
Replacing meat in your diet 1,555
Using a drying rack instead of dryer 113
Composting 220
Recycling 440
Countries Emitting the Most Carbon Thousands of Metric Tons Per Year
China 2,500,000
U.S. 1,500,000
India 500,000
Russia 495,000
Japan 400,000
Germany 300,000
South Korea 250,000
Iran 200,000
Indonesia 170,000
Saudi Arabia 150,000
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: October 8, 2015

Activities That Emit The Most CO2 Statistics

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