Gas Stoves & Health May 04 2020, 0 Comments
Electrek's Michelle Lewis, in her article titled "Your gas-fueled home appliances aren't good for your health, study finds" (2020 -04 30) reports:
Replacing gas with electric appliances in California homes would prevent around 350 premature deaths each year and produce $3.5 Billion in annual health benefits from cleaner air. This is according to new research from UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health for the Sierra Club on gas-fueled home appliances and their effect on air quality.Thanks to NY-GEO member Paul Coons for this tip.
…Gas appliances emit a wide range of air pollutants, such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, particulate matter, and formaldehyde, which have been linked to various acute and chronic health effects, including respiratory illness, cardiovascular disease, and premature death.