Pop Quiz: How Much More Gas Do Americans Use?

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Answer: b) 190 gallons

The average American consumes approximately 500 gallons (1892 L) of motor gasoline per year, whereas the average Canadian consumes approximately 310 gallons (1173 L). Assuming burning one gallon of gasoline produces 20 pounds of CO2, the average American emits almost 2 tons more CO2 related to gasoline consumption than the average Canadian.

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