Carbon, Fossil Fuel, and Biodiversity Mitigation with Wood and Forests

Submitted by: Phil Riebel 05/15/2014

A Yale University-led study has found that using more wood and less steel and concrete in building and bridge construction would substantially reduce global carbon dioxide emissions and fossil fuel consumption.

Source: Chadwick Dearing Oliver, Nedal T. Nassar, Bruce R. Lippke & James B. McCarter (2014), Journal of Sustainable Forestry 33:3, 248-275.