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Increasing Wood Usage in Residential Construction Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Release Date:
Mon, 22 June 2009

As the Rudd Government examines ways to meet climate change targets, new research indicates doubling the amount of wood used in residential construction in Australia could offset the carbon dioxide emissions of more than half a million motor cars each year by 2050.

The findings could benefit both the environment and regional employment in the wood and timber industry by increasing wood and timber usage in residential property, thereby boosting its market share.

Media Release:
2262009 MR Increasing Wood Usage in Residential Construction Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions.pdf

Posted Date: June 22, 2009

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