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EAI's new carbon program manager comments on UW's wood LCA study! Wood rules!

EAI's new carbon program manager comments on UW's wood LCA study! Wood rules!

Not surprisingly, they found that an important pathway for reducing carbon emissions is to grow trees as fast as possible, harvest the wood before the trees become mature and growth begins to taper, and to use the wood in place of other building materials that are more energy-intensive to produce. This contradicts earlier studies that had a more narrow application of lifecycle analyses and often led to incentives to not harvest trees.

Full article: http://www.earthadvantage.org/blog/single/when-forests-ar...

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