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Cities are building skyscrapers out of wood to cut carbon emissions

he manufacture of steel, concrete and brick accounts for about 16% of global fossil-fuel consumption Image: REUTERS/Paul Yeung (HONG KONG) - GM1DTLVRLGAA

Rina Chandran

Correspondent, Reuters

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Workers disassemble bamboo scaffolding in Hong Kong May 1, 2009. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA SOCIETY) - GM1E5511HZB01 Image: REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

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