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From: Future cities and environmental sustainability

Fig. 4

Benefits of using wood as building construction material. Legend - Wood is the only material with a negative CO2 balance; each cubic metre of wood sequestrates on average 0.8 to 0.9 tonnes CO2 [79, 80]. Building with wood could play a vital role in reducing air pollution and global warming. Being a natural material it will not produce any waste and can be recycled. Wood can also be an energy source for future cities

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