The Campaign To Ban Gas Stoves Is Heating Up

Over the past three years, dozens of cities across the country have banned natural gas hookups in newly constructed buildings as part of a growing campaign to reduce carbon emissions from homes. The movement scored a major victory last month, when New York City enacted into law a ban on gas hookups in new buildings. The debate over gas stoves is really a two-part conversation, with one element focusing on the environmental harms of at-home natural gas consumption in general, where gas stoves are seen as an entry point for the broader effort to electrify homes, and the other specifically on the indoor pollution that gas cooktops create.

By Mike Bebernes. YahooNews. January 15, 2022.

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