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Oh yes it is very useful. Let's consider you have an old forest, something in which the trees have grown very large so if you choose to chop them down, you get a very high share of sawlog and very low share of pulpwood. There are three sustainable things you can do to it: Leave the forest there. The trouble is, the forest is already at equilibrium, so any ...


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Deforestation per se, without replanting trees to compensate for the trees felled, is bad for the environment. Replacing steel and concrete with lumber/timber from trees for construction purposes is an old concept of sustainability. The manufacturing of steel and concrete is very energy intensive and the manufacturing of both currently produces a lot of ...


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