Building with wood for the climate

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 4:18pm

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Globally, building and construction are huge sources of pollution. Steel and concrete alone account for more than 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. The hottest new eco-building material is something you’ve likely heard of: wood. Today on the Big Fix, The World's Anna Kusmer reports on the carbon benefits of "mass timber.”