# Co2 Offset

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```					Co2 Offset

Can you offset ?
Co2 emissions in the UK
Categories

   Aviation
   Industry
   Household
   Other
Hand on Head                 Hand straight up         2 Hands straight up
Industry                      Industry                  Aviation
Household                       Other                   Household
Other                       Household                   Other

1                              2                         3

Hand on ear                 Hand over eyes
Industry                       Household
Household                        Industry
Other                          Aviation
Aviation                         Other

4                             5
 Industry         26%

 Household        25%

 Other            19%

 Aviation         6%
Some Current Co2
Offset
Projects

And what they say
1 Return trip from London to Florida
8646 miles in economy class

   www.co2.org                 1950kg   £14.65
   www.oaklandstrees.eu        2510kg   £50.00
   www.co2balance.uk.com       3300kg   £30.00
   www.carbonbalanced.org      1539kg   £22.95
   www.carbonneutral.com       1200kg   £16.12
How to Calculate Co2 Produced
CO2 emission calculated from the fuel you use

Fuel consumption
A = in litres

Specific gravity
B=
0.52 for LPG, 0.74 for petrol (gas) or 0.85 for diesel

Proportion of carbon in fuel
C=
0.83 for LPG, 0.84 for petrol (gas) or 0.85 for diesel
D = A * B * C * 3.6667

Carbon dioxide produced, Kg

Example calculation: A=2200, B=0.74, C=0.84, D=5014

Note: The constant 3.6667 is for converting kg of carbon to kg of CO2. One kg
of carbon combines with 2.6667kg of oxygen to form 3.6667kg of CO2.
London to Florida
CO2 emission calculated

Distance travelled
A = Kilometres

Emission rate
B = kg CO2/person km
C=A* B

Carbon dioxide produced, C = Kg

Calculation: A=13811, B=0.183, C=2527kg
What is the cost of this Co2

 www.co2.org               1950kg   £14.65

 www.oaklandstrees.eu      2510kg   £50.00

 www.co2balance.uk.com     3300kg   £30.00

 www.carbonbalanced.org    1539kg   £22.95

 www.carbonneutral.com     1200kg   £16.12
The real cost

 2527 kg of carbon
 one native British hardwood would offset 650kg
over 40 years.
 So to offset for one holiday per year you would
have to plant 155 trees
 650 / 40 = 16.25      2527 / 16.25 = 155
 Total cost £1550
 Land usage 1acre
 One flight to the USA would need to plant
81,220 trees

 Total of 524 acres

 Cost £812,200

 The flights out of Heathrow alone would
cover the UK in less than 1 week
Can you offset Co2 ?

?
 Yes for at least one week
Should charitable groups
benefit from Co2 offset
?
 If you don’t mind been associated with
this YES
We will not be putting our website online

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