After my other posts on CO2 production over the life of a car, I began to think about the total macro impact of oil consumption on the whole world.

__CO2 Produced Per Barrel Of Gasoline Burned__:

19 pounds of CO2 are created by burning a gallon of gasoline.

There are 42 US gallons per barrel

= 42 gallons per barrel * 19 pounds of CO2

= 798 pounds of C02 produced per barrel

= 362.7 kilograms of C02 produced per barrel of oil.

__World Oil Consumption__:

Yearly, how much CO2 is created in the atmosphere by burning oil? First, what are the numbers for oil consumption? From The Economist, and using the numbers from:

http://www.eia.gov/emeu/ipsr/t17.xls

Over 80 million barrels of oil is now consumed in the world each day.

__World Daily Oil Consumption__: