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Daniel Cohan

Daniel Cohan

Daniel Cohan is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University. His research specializes in the development of photochemical models and their application to air quality management, uncertainty analysis, energy policy and health impact studies.

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A gas ring on a stove powered by natural gas. (Photo Illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Why do gas stoves matter to the climate — and the gas industry?

By: - January 20, 2023

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? This debate reignited on Jan. 9, 2023, when Richard Trumka Jr., a member of the U.S. Consumer […]