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Carbon Emissions Definitions

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What is a TON of Carbon?

A ton of carbon is released each time you:

  • Travel 5,000 miles in an airplane
  • Drive 2,500 miles in a medium-sized car
  • Cut down and burn a tree that was about one foot in diameter and 40 feet tall

What do GLOBAL carbon dioxide emissions look like?

This is a presentation that displays a simulation of the carbon dioxide emission levels of every country in the world, as well as their birth and death rates – all in real-time.

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Click here to use UC Berkeley's Carbon Calculator, designed specifically for California households and businesses. It can be used to evaluate both direct and indirect emissions of greenhouse gases from a variety of sources including the transportation choices we make, how we consume energy at home and at work, and which goods and services we choose.

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