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Why gas stoves matter to the climate – and the gas industry: Keeping them means homes will use gas for heating too

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Gas stoves are a leading source of hazardous indoor air pollution, but they emit only a tiny share of the greenhouse gases that warm the climate. Why, then, have they assumed such a heated role in climate politics?