How much CO2 does one liter of petrol emit?
This problem is interesting as it brings up much of the problematics around burning fossil fuel.
one litre of fuel weighs 0,75 kg
Petrol contains one carbon atom for two hydrogen (roughly)
The weight(mass) of carbon in one litre of fuel.
The atomic weight of carbon dioxide (CO2) is 44, where carbon is 12 and oxygen is 16
the weight of carbon dioxide released from burning one litre of fuel