"Decarbonize, save money, clean up the air...what are we waiting for?"
If you want to save money, create jobs in your zip code, and fight #climatechange, it's time to #electrifyeverything.https://t.co/sdHqEYblnX https://t.co/4Pw6eCnc6l — Rewiring America (@rewiringamerica) October 22, 2020.
According to the study, more than 40% of the nation's energy-related carbon emissions are determined by daily activities like bathing, cooking, and commuting.
But, the researchers explain, the process of extracting and delivering dirty energy to households and communities is enourmously wasteful and costly.
Where most homes now burn methane in the kitchen to run the stove, we can switch to electric induction for cooking...
A heat pump, potentially with energy storage cheaply attached, can replace our furnace or other heating systems with electricity.
As the report notes, "It is the poorest households that have the most to gain from household energy savings.". »