Holtsmark2015: Global warming potential of CO2 emissions from wood fuels

Last Updated on November 14, 2021 by admin

Bjart Holtsmark has done a thorough analysis of the amount of carbon dioxide released from burning wood fuels vs fossil fuels. He finds that if even the impact on the forest soil and residue is taken into account the global warming potential of wood fuels is in fact higher than that of fossil fuels, on a 100 year perspective. Read the whole story in Global Change Biology – Bioenergy.