The role of wood in reducing climate change. A summary of the arguments.
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The use of wood, and the corresponding renewal of our forests, reduces CO2 in the atmosphere and is a significant factor in limiting the growth of global warming.
Recognising the importance of wood, a naturally renewable building material, is one of the best ways of demonstrating a determination to care for the future of the world's natural resources.
This brochure prepared by wood. for good. and the Nordic Timber Council contains a detailed explanation of the issues surrounding Climate Change and how the increased use of wood in construction could help slow Greenhouse Gas emissions.
- What do we mean by Climate Change?
- How does using wood reduce Climate Change?
- Europe's forests are increasing
- Our responsibility - the way ahead
- Contact points & references
TRADA Technology's University Liaison Manager Elizabeth Turner discusses the impact EU Timber Regulation will have on timber specification and supply.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012
Paul Newman explores a new vision for housebuilding in the UK and the opportunities for timber offered by the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015
I am sure that I am not the only person who has visited the TRADA head office in the heart of the Chilterns' beech woods and thought: "If only I had a similar view from my office window".
Those beautiful beech woods remind me of the common purpose shared by...