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Last Updated: September 2017
Did you ever wonder what reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 1 million metric tons means in everyday terms? The greenhouse gas equivalencies calculator can help you understand just that, translating abstract measurements into concrete terms you can understand, such as the annual emissions from cars, households, or power plants.
This calculator may be useful in communicating your greenhouse gas reduction strategy, reduction targets, or other initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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There are two options for entering reduction data into this calculator.
Please note that these estimates are approximate and should not be used for emission inventory or formal carbon footprinting exercises. See the equations and sources used for this calculator on the Calculations and References page.Print Your Results