Gas stoves are the latest innocuous item to turn into a culture war symbol, due to rumors that they might, at some point in the future, be banned. But are gas stoves really that bad for us?
At the beginning of January, the health and climate effects of gas cooking stoves in homes was an issue policy makers and academics were studying. Then, on Jan. 9, Bloomberg News published an ...
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If you are a clean-as-you-go type of cook, or you simply cannot handle mess in the kitchen, you may be in the habit of wiping up spills on your stove as soon as they happen. While that may seem ...
There has been much consternation about the danger of gas stoves in the news lately and talk of banning them since a Consumer Product Safety commissioner recently suggested the move. Environmental ...
Chatter about a fictitious gas stove ban in America has sparked a right-wing culture war. The uproar was initiated by a stray comment made by Richard Trumka Jr., the commissioner of the U.S ...
When chef Christopher Galarza took a job in a kitchen that didn’t have gas stoves—at a new Pennsylvania campus for Chatham University designed with sustainability in mind—he was skeptical ...
The panic over Joe Biden coming to steal your gas stove was the start of an incredibly dumb but deadly serious culture war. If there’s a lesson in last week’s uproar over a U.S. consumer ...
By Hiroko Tabuchi When Multnomah County in Oregon convened a recent public hearing on the health hazards posed by pollution from gas stoves, a toxicologist named Julie Goodman was the first to ...
Now, there’s increasing interest in magnetic induction cooktops — surfaces that cook much faster than conventional stoves, without igniting a flame or heating an electric coil. Some of this ...
Your gas stove may cost less than an electric one to operate, but it releases chemicals that can harm your health -- and the environment. Gas stoves run on a type of fossil fuel. The chemicals ...
Don’t believe for a second Consumer Product Safety Commission member Richard Trumka Jr.’s slippery claim that they aren’t coming for your stove. Or the media narrative that Republicans are ...
Gas stoves are used by millions of people across the United States every day. But in the last two weeks, this common household appliance has ignited an intense debate online about the health effects ...