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Old 09-10-15, 11:51 PM   #12
Solar Mike
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Default Carbon Neutral

Originally Posted by Leafgreen View Post
Cooking with wood is not "carbon neutral". You are referring to carbon emissions into the air. Yeah, wood contains carbon. But if you throw a log into a forest, it won't end up as smoke in the air, unless it gets burned.
Sorry incorrect, when logs decompose or rot on the forest floor, their carbon is released by bacteria etc, just takes longer than burning it. Science behind this is called "The Carbon Cycle", used to be taught in schools here in NZ.
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