If the average car uses 19 lbs of co2 per gallon, and the car gets 20 miles to the gallon, and travels an average of 12,000 miles a year, then 12,000/20=600 gallons at
19 lbs = 11,400 lbs co2 per year.
Additionally, while that is true regarding the average American car, 20 mpg is a very low figure in the rest of the world. Even 20 year old cars with (then) above average sized 2.0 litre engines could manage close to 30 mpg, and cars have gotten better since. This sort of car would then produce only around 7,600 lbs of CO2 per year. Modern European and Japanese cars often achieve combined figures of around 35 mpg using a petrol engine and around 40 mpg using a diesel engine.
An average car produces about 7700 kg of co2 a year.
The average co2 emission per year for a car in the USA. is 11,450 pounds
CO2 or Carbon Dioxide from the gasoline being emitted from the car exhaust.
None its only used when the car is moving
Doesn't the driver ( and any passengers ) in the car emit CO2 as well, so you are not comparing like with like.You must compare CO2 from Car, driver and passengers with CO2 emitted by cyclist to be more accurate.You will need to divide the CO2 for car driver and passenger by number of occupants of car to get CO2 per person per journey
i dont know do the math
put a co2 (carbon dioxide) cartridge on the end of your toy car, co2 cartridges could be balloons or any empty object you can put air into, once done let the co2, or air go and watch your toy car fly like a monkey without a bannana or use a fan
It depends on the CO2 emissions.
What is the distance used in a CO2 car competition What is the distance used in a CO2 car competition
A car running on petrol or diesel produces 3¼ lbs of CO2 for every 1 lb of fuel used. The extra weight comes from oxygen taken in through the air filter to burn the fuel. A typical car running 12,000 miles per year and using 300-400 gallons of fuel produces 3 to 4 tons of CO2 in that time.