Like it? Share it!

How long would the U.S. burn through 75 million cubic meters of wood? About 2.5 years.

So here’s the deal: You have 75 million cubic meters of wood and need to do something with it?  Why not power an entire country like the U.S.?  Well, not so much.  Assuming we could transport it and build power plants and upgrade our entire grid and cars and home heating systems FOR FREE, that much wood (about 20.7 million cord, enough wood to completely fill Manhattan almost 1 meter deep) would only last 2.25 to 2.75 years.

The photo above, from a stockpile in Sweden, is only 1 million cubic meters of lumber. 

Via


7 notes

Show

  1. daninspires reblogged this from iheartchaos
  2. the-last-gunslinger reblogged this from iheartchaos
  3. dictaylorswift reblogged this from iheartchaos
  4. ajgeek-deactivated20130924 submitted this to iheartchaos

blog comments powered by Disqus









See all IHC Reviews here

Want to submit a review for IHC and make a few bucks?
Please drop us a line and let us know what movie, game, book or TV show you want to review and we'll hold your spot. See full review guidelines here.