Wooden Buildings Could Eliminate 106 Billion Tons Of Carbon Emissions

wood lumber construction home renovation t20 a8b8jQ Wooden Buildings Could Eliminate 106 Billion Tons Of Carbon Emissions

Takeaways:

  • Recent studies claim that building cities from engineered wood products could prevent carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere by 2100.
  • If 90% of the urban population built mid-rise buildings with wooden constructions, 106 gigatons of CO2 could be saved by 2100.
  • For this to be possible, forest plantations would need to expand by up to 149 million hectares.

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