Wood Products Part of Winning Carbon-...

Wood Products Part of Winning Carbon-Emissions Equation, Researchers Say

There are 1 comment on the Science Daily story from Jul 16, 2011, titled Wood Products Part of Winning Carbon-Emissions Equation, Researchers Say. In it, Science Daily reports that:

But rather than just letting the forest sit there for a hundred or more years, the amount of carbon dioxide taken out of the atmosphere could be quadrupled in 100 years by harvesting regularly and using the wood in place of steel and concrete that devour fossil fuels during manufacturing, producing carbon dioxide.

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Nepean, Canada

#1 Jul 16, 2011
A major use of wood could be in cellulose ethanol, and 'biochar' for recovering the fertility of agricultural fields.

Of course, targetting Kudzu might be better as I bet that using it as a valuable resource, instead of a pesky invasive weed, it would be eliminated within the decade.

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