Gas stoves leak climate-warming methane even when they’re off


Gas stoves emit pollution into your house, and are connected to a production and supply system that leaks the powerful greenhouse gas methane during drilling, fracking, processing and transport.

A new study finds tiny leaks from loose fittings added up to more emissions than when stoves were in use. The impact on climate change amounts to the same effect as a half-million cars.

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