The Air Up There: By The Numbers

john_picBy John Demeter

37,000
Metric tons of Halon 1301 remaining in the world

81,400,000
The equivalent amount of Halon 1301 expressed in pounds

78
Years of remaining Halon 1301 supply based on estimated annual world usage

4
Million pounds of Halon 1301 estimated to be currently installed in the world aviation fleet

419.8
Million Tons of CO2 Equivalent contained in the worlds remaining bank of Halon 1211 and 1301

119
Number of coal fired power plants operating for one year that would produce the same amount of CO2 Equivalent as released halon.

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