Each year, the US emits 16,000 pounds of carbon per capita through electricity use. That’s equivalent to: CO2 emissions from 816 gallons of gasoline consumed CO2 emissions from 16.9 barrels of oil consumed Carbon sequestered by 186 tree seedlings grown for 10 years Carbon sequestered annually by 1.5 acres of pine or fir forests CO2... Keep reading
Miranda Claire Green
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I am a journalism and mass communications major in the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University. I\'m also the Contributing Life Editor for the GW Hatchet and interested in innovative renewable energy technologies as well as all things--Life.