Has California seen the end of gas stoves?

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According to reporter Evan Halper, gas appliances account for 10% of climate pollution. But with emotional attachments, consumers such as chefs have a difficult time letting go. Photo by Al Seib.

Municipalities across the country are rethinking the use of gas stoves, which will affect both residential and business customers. With concerns of climate change and health impacts including asthma, bans on the use of gas are slowly taking hold across the country. With California leading the way in legislation, deep blue states like Texas are passing bans on bans. Evan Halper reports on how the flames on gas stoves are slowly flickering out.




Evan Kleiman