San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last week to ban natural gas in all new buildings, InsideClimate News reported. By making all new construction electrified, the city will be able to cut emissions from buildings and make its climate goals over the next decades more achievable.
Why This Matters: Nearly half of San Francisco’s greenhouse gas emissions come from buildings. Burning natural gas accounts for most of those emissions, the city estimates. Burning natural gas is doubly dangerous for the planet.Continue Reading 401 words