To Fight Climate Change, One City May Ban Heating Homes With Natural Gas

New York Times

The city’s climate task force explored a number of ambitious targets. In addition to banning natural gas in new construction, it discussed requiring conversions to electric heating when people purchased existing homes, said Dr. Charles Barnhart, a task force member and an assistant professor of environmental sciences at Bellingham’s Western Washington University, which has one of the nation’s oldest environmental colleges. The task force also explored requiring transitions on all structures as soon as 2030.

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