Just one person living an entire life and.... leaving a negative carbon footprint. *5 Tons CO2 per personn
Each pound of gasoline burned produces 25 lbs of CO2. It's impossible for people to comprehend that, because we can't feel the weight of gases. A large tree can only absorb 48 lbs of Carbon Dioxide a year.
This is the “Keeling Curve” in 2006 named after charles david keeling. The red line indicates global mean temp. The vertical lines represents atmospheric CO2 (Carbon Dioxide, or 2 oxygen atoms to a single carbon atom).