CO2 sequestration and Trees

Larry Caldwell larryc at teleport.com
Wed Feb 26 10:26:48 EST 1997


In article <5dtvcn$12hk at r02n01.cac.psu.edu>,
John Skillman <jbs11 at psu.edu> wrote:

> released there from fossil fuels EVERY YEAR.  And what do you do once 
> the trees have sequestered all the CO2?  They can not be burned or 
> allowed to decompose or you have made no gain whatsoever.

Why, you mill the suckers up and build houses out of them.  In any case,
you need to look at trees as a multiple use resource.  Not only do they
scrub the air, but they hydrate it, conserve and build soil, and act as raw 
material for construction and industrial processes.  

-- Larry




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