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Comment: U.S. outlaws burning wood while Europe embraces it.

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U.S. outlaws burning wood while Europe embraces it.

~ "The idea that wood is low in carbon sounds bizarre. But the original argument for including it in the EU’s list of renewable-energy supplies was respectable. If wood used in a power station comes from properly managed forests, then the carbon that billows out of the chimney can be offset by the carbon that is captured and stored in newly planted trees. Wood can be carbon-neutral." The Fuel of the Future.

Oops: Europe’s green mandates have resulted in more imported coal and wood consumption

Hey, guess what country is feeding the demand for wood in EUROPE? The United States! Europe's Green-Fuel Search Turns to America's Forests

WSJ Why U.S. Wood Can—and Should—Power Europe

Execpt, there might not be enough to go around. Hmmm. How can the government get AMERICANS to stop using wood so there will be enough to cut down for our socialist green-fanatic friends in Europe? Hm. Any ideas anyone?

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