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BattK
November 4th, 2009, 05:30 AM
Hey.

Are you using wood right? Did you know that it's actually okay to chop woods - but not to burn it because of the CO2 pollution? This is a new video that tells you about it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni4Cy9gLsPs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni4Cy9gLsPs)

ZippyTheChimp
November 4th, 2009, 07:18 AM
Rocks

NoNothing
November 5th, 2009, 10:42 AM
Nice video! definitely demonstrates the right and wrong way to use wood

ZippyTheChimp
November 5th, 2009, 11:17 AM
http://www.historicechopark.org/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/rocks.jpg

kakonsteraro
December 19th, 2009, 05:48 PM
tell many people. That is what I do is sell firewood. you may kill my business. I sold roughly 300 cord in the last three months.

Bob
December 24th, 2009, 12:59 PM
Might interest folks here to know that New England was largely deforested in the 1800s, as land was cleared for farming, and the wood used to build homes. That forest has returned. It is common in Connecticut, for example, to see rock walls running through thick forest. How did those walls come to be? Simple -- when the land was cleared, the farmers had to do something with all those rocks. These were used to mark boundaries.

Trees are renewable resources. Smart use allows their use.

ZippyTheChimp
December 24th, 2009, 01:25 PM
The "Rocks" I've been posting is about locking up carbon dioxide gas in carbonates.

http://www.pri.org/business/social-entrepreneurs/storing-co2-underground1645.html

Ninjahedge
December 26th, 2009, 03:53 PM
Bob, the problem is, those places were cleared when there was a LOT more available to take the slack.

Now that we have so much less, clear cutting and the like does NOt work. Also, in many areas, they are not being replanted.

Is this "fair" for the development of some of the late-comers? No, certainly not. But that is where the front runners (US, Europe, China, Japan, etc) should look to HELP develop these other countries and eliminate their need for clear cutting or an industrial revolution.

ZippyTheChimp
December 26th, 2009, 04:12 PM
Pre-colonial America east of the Mississippi River was largely one gigantic forest, 1000 miles by 1000 miles, broken up by places like the Shenandoah Valley, the breadbasket before the Great Plains.

Europeans must have been astonished by all that wood.

Not sure what date, but there's more forest land east east of the Mississippi now than the early 20th century. Practically all the Adirondacks is secondary growth. But it's not anything like the original ecosystem.