It’s disingenuous of physicians to be giving climate advice and misrepresenting Health Canada Guidelines.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas stories and providing research and facts to counter misinformation about the oil and gas industry.


News Headline:

Doctors’ group criticizes use of natural gas, calls on B.C. homeowners to switch to electric appliances

Anti-oil and gas activist doctors start campaign to shame natural gas users in B.C. with non-medical opinions about emissions and sensationalist claims like natural gas stoves are harming kids

The Facts:

It’s disingenuous of physicians to be giving climate advice and misrepresenting Health Canada Guidelines.

“Data from Canadian indoor air studies indicate that the concentration of NO2 in most electric stove homes will rarely exceed this level and that this concentration is also attainable in gas stove homes when adequate stovetop ventilation is used.”
https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/publications/healthy-living/residential-indoor-air-quality-guideline-nitrogen-dioxide.html

 

 

 


Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.


Upgrading instruments at our sites takes a big bite out of methane emissions

Cenovus has been replacing thousands of old instruments, like transducers and pressure controllers, for new “low-bleed” or “no-bleed” devices to help reduce methane emissions. About 1,000 of these instrument switches made through the end of 2019 alone have resulted in carbon dioxide (CO2) savings equivalent to almost 11,000 cars taken off the road for one year. Canada’s oil and gas industry has the technology to tackle emissions and clearly they’re using it.

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