Tuesday, December 16, 2008

City Manager's Commute - Carbon Footprint

Assuming a 45 mile trip one way (conservative estimate)

Your 90 mile car commute generates 109.8 pounds of carbon dioxide.

To offset all that carbon, you'd need to plant a tree every 2 days, or 158 trees per year.

Or about 28.5 tons after two years.

Click here for website with carbon calculator

Click title for a link to the Kyoto Protocol document.