Times have changed, electric stoves are increasingly sophisticated, while gas is of concern as a fossil fuel energy source. Early adopting retrofitters are 'making the switch' - moving away from from gas to renewable electricity as their household energy source
Sadly, the Federal Government is continuing to promote a Gas Led Recovery to stimulate the economy. Gas is seen as a transition fossil fuel as we transition to ultimately a fossil fuel free energy future. However gas due to fugitive emissions can have a greenhouse potential equivalent to coal. As placards at Benalla's School Strike for Climate rally said, 'Fund Our Future, Not Gas'.
The following webinar 'Going All Electric', streamed live on on September 25 was included in the Retrofitting Week program leading up to Sustainable House Day on October 17 2021.
Recommended website: 'Make the Switch' - great site, ACT based, but applicable universally.
Recommended Background Reading: Bill McKibben 'It's time to kick gas' The New Yorker, May 12, 2021.