Behind the Facts: Fact 6

The Wood CO2ts less campaign encourages using more wood as a way to reduce CO2 emissions and fight climate change.

The campaign is based on several core facts: each backed by evidence and research set out below. Read more about the evidence behind the facts, and use the buttons below to navigate through the facts or return to the Wood CO2ts less home page. 

 

  

 

 

Fact 6

 

Using wood in construction is a cost-free solution to carbon capture – reducing CO2 in the atmosphere

“Wood-based construction methods are approximately equal in cost to alternative construction methods.”
Committee on Climate Change. Net Zero Technical Report (p275), May 2019 

 

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