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Natural Gas Inside Homes Contains Toxic Compounds, Study Finds

Natural Gas Inside Homes Contains Toxic Compounds, Study Finds

A new study from the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that the natural gas piped into homes for cooking and heating actually contains toxic volatile organic compounds, including chemicals linked to cancer. Research from the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at Harvard (C-CHANGE) in collaboration with PSE […]

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    Humans Must Focus on More Than Carbon Dioxide to Meet Paris Agreement Targets, Study Warns

    Humans Must Focus on More Than Carbon Dioxide to Meet Paris Agreement Targets, Study Warns

    Many governments, companies, organizations, and individuals are working to help limit global warming to 1.5°C by minimizing carbon footprints and reducing carbon dioxide emissions. But a new study warns that failure to reduce emissions across the board, including methane, hydrofluorocarbons, soot, and other short-lived climate pollutants will cause humanity to miss not only the 1.5°C […]

    Gas Stoves Are a Bigger Climate Threat Than Previously Thought, Study Finds

    Gas Stoves Are a Bigger Climate Threat Than Previously Thought, Study Finds

    Gas stoves emit methane even when they are not in use, a new study has found, and this makes them a bigger contributor to the climate crisis than previously believed.  The research, published in Environmental Science & Technology Thursday, concluded that the annual methane emissions from gas stoves in the U.S. are equivalent to about […]