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Stanford researchers find high emissions of greenhouse gases and toxic pollutants from gas stoves


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Natural gas stoves pose a threat to the climate and to human health. Stanford researchers found that natural gas stoves emit far more methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, than once thought. Additionally, during combustion, gas stoves also emit dangerous levels of nitrogen oxides, a toxic air pollutant that can lead to health problems. So what does this mean for you?

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