Climate idea

Erlijn van Genuchten

8 w

Natural Resources Defense Council

Climate idea

Sometimes using wood is a more environmentally friendly alternative

Forest conservation and reforestation are important solutions to the climate change crisis, as trees are good at capturing and storing CO2 from the atmosphere. At the same time, while conserving trees and initiating reforestation to keep trees is essential, trees can also be a valuable resource to replace less environmentally friendly alternatives. This means that wood can in certain situations be used as a way to mitigate climate change, even though trees need to be cut down. In this article, I explain three examples of wood use as a more environmentally friendly alternative:

3 Examples of Wood Use as More Sustainable Alternative

How wood use can sometimes contribute to climate change mitigation

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  • Rashid Kamau

    8 w

    Unlike many building materials (steel, for instance), wood does not deplete the earth of its natural resources.

    • Daniel Waweru

      8 w

      This is a good approach, great insight

      • Joseph Githinji

        8 w

        This is a great approach , I agree wood can be used for this exceptions for a sustainable future.

        • Munene Mugambi

          8 w

          Also, use of wood ensures we actually get return on investments on forests


            8 w

            Thanks for sharing

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