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P a g e | 1 Bibliography: University of Bath. "Houses Made Of Hemp Could Help Combat Climate Change." ScienceDaily 17 September 2008. 24 September 2008 <http://www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2008/09/080916154724.htm>. Houses Made Of Hemp Could Help Combat Climate Change ScienceDaily (Sep. 17, 2008) — Houses made of hemp, timber or straw could help combat climate change by reducing the carbon footprint of building construction, according to researchers at the University of Bath. Currently the construction industry is a major contributor of environmental pollutants, with buildings and other build infrastructure contributing to around 19% of the UK’s eco-footprint. Researchers at the BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials are researching low carbon alternatives to building materials currently used by the construction industry. Their research is one of the projects being presented at the Sustainable Energy & the Environment showcase on Wednesday 17 September at the University of Bath. Although timber is used as a building material in many parts of the world, historically it is used
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