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        Can you offset ?
Co2 emissions in the UK
Categories

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


      1                              2                         3


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


                    4                             5
 Industry         26%

 Household        25%

 Road Transport   24%

 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
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