Is Burning Wood For Heat Really Green?
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The Stuv that Dreams Are Made of We love wood at TreeHugger; our posts on wood and pellet stoves continue to be among the most popular we have ever published. Environmental writer Mark Gunther loves it too, calling it A renewable energy technology that gets no respect. . He calls it " a "green" technology that appeals to poor and working class people. And, because gathering and distributing wood is labor intensive, it's generates economic activity." We also love simple tech, and learning from the past; Mark writes "as is so often the case with environmental or health problems-think about excessive packaging, or overly-processed foods-solutions lie not in some futuristic technology but in the past." So what's wrong with this picture? ... Read the full story on TreeHugger