Tweets + CO2 = Tweet Farts

TWEET + CO2 = TWEET FARTS


Track the carbon footprint of a hashtag.
Simply enter a hashtag below to get its CO2 emissions
from today, last 7 days, and all time.

Track the carbon footprint of a hashtag.

Simply enter a hashtag below to get its CO2 emissions from the last hour, today, week, month, and all time.

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TWEETS GENERATE CO2

The energy it takes to send a tweet generates .02 grams of CO2.1 With 500 million tweets sent daily2, a total of 10 metric tons of CO2 are emitted per day.



HUMAN FARTS

Did you know? Human farts produce CO2 and on average, contain about the same amount of CO2 as tweet farts do.3 It’s true.

SHARE & POLLUTE

Spread the word and pollute at the same time.

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Tweets, likes, and Google searches are powered by data centers, buildings that house thousands of servers and consume huge amounts of electricity. The generation of this electricity produces CO2. Find out what companies like Facebook and Google are doing about it.

REFERENCES

1Jaymi Heimbuch “Twittering Adds How Much to Your Carbon Footprint?..” Treehugger, April 19, 2010, accessed February 20, 2012.

2Daniel Terdiman. “Report: Twitter hits half a billion tweets a day.” CNET, October 26, 2012, accessed February 16, 2013.

3J Tomlin, C Lowis, and N W Read. “Investigation of normal flatus production in healthy volunteers..” GUT: An International Journal in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, June 1991. pp. 665-669.