Recent studies touting the dangers of gas stoves are part of a political playbook that weaponizes regulatory agencies to achieve political goals.
The thing I was yelling from the rooftop during Covid was that they were using the pandemic to expand government policy and “rules,” in the name of a public health emergency. At the very same time they were running daily death counts for Covid, they quietly opened a climate office in HHS.
Now, they have precedent to do all sorts of fun things, not the least of which is circumvent state legislatures to change voting laws.
I completely agree with you (and I also happen to like gas cooking, and my propane barbecue) but you probably need to at least nod to externalities on things like campfires, which are (I assume) not inside your house.
This same playbook has been used for years on the topic of public health impacts of onshore oil and gas development ('fracking').
"Update patch 1.5.205 was installed successfully."
That's an odd thing for Charlie to say, but whatever. Must be a British thing.