Average American Transportation Consumption and Emission Avg. car = 21 mpg Avg. gallon emits 8887 g CO2 Avg. CO2 emissions = 423 g CO2/mile Avg. American drive 230 miles per week This leads to 97,615 g CO2 emissions/week per person
Every.003 g of CO2 emitted is equivalent to 1 liter of oil This means that on average every week an American consumes 32,500,000 liters of oil!!
Personal Emissions Week 1 Total of 42 miles driven 42 miles x 423 g CO2/mile = 17,766 g CO2 emitted by 3 people in one week (mostly Billy) Week 2 Total of 48 miles driven 48 miles x 423 g CO2/mile = 20,304 g CO2 emitted by 3 people in one week
Emissions Reduced by Walking On average, one person reduces CO2 emissions by 300 kg a year This is equal to 5769.23 g CO2 per week Using our personal data: Week 1 we saved 141,439.187 g CO2 by walking Week 2 we saved 163,771.69 g CO2 by walking
Alternatives to Driving Metro Biking Taxi or Uber! Carpooling Walking