We Earthlings: The Average Commute Produces 23.05 Lbs. of CO2

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How did we arrive at the numbers in this poster? The U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports the average trip length for work-related travel was 25.9 miles in 2017. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports the average passenger vehicle emits 404 grams of CO2 per mile.

The average U.S. commute produces 23.05 pounds of carbon dioxide.

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