Environment: Air: People

The United States carbon dioxide emissions in tons per capita. In the U.S., our greenhouse gas emissions come mostly from energy use.
The United States carbon dioxide emissions in tons per capita.  In the U.S., our greenhouse gas emissions come mostly from energy use.   

Learn More

Environmental Protection Agency: Carbon Dioxide - http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/co2.html
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is emitted in a number of ways. It is emitted naturally through the carbon cycle and through human activities like the burning of fossil fuels.

Take Action

Be Green Now - http://www.begreennow.com/users/calculator
To do your part in the fight against global warming, there are two actions you can take, now: 1) Reduce — when you incorporate some of our easy-to-follow reduction tips into your lifestyle, you’ll quickly begin lowering the size of your carbon footprint; 2) Offset — while it’s nearly impossible to reduce your carbon footprint to zero, you can use our carbon calculator to offset what remains and neutralize the negative impact your life creates.