Carbon Footprint of Typical U.S. Household

Christopher M. Jones

A visual representation of where the 48 tons of a typical U.S. household's carbon footprint comes from.

Legend: blue = direct | green = indirect

Source: Jones, Kammen "Quantifying Carbon Footprint Reduction Opportunities for U.S. Households and Communities" ES&T, 2011, 45 (9), pp 4088–4095 DOI: 10.1021/es102221h