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Michael Thomas

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Michael Thomas is the Founder of Carbon Switch, a consumer research company on a mission to decarbonize America's homes.

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Michael Thomas

A Visual History of Electrification in the USA

As many know, one of the most important things we can do to prevent catastrophic climate change is rip out the fossil fuel appliances in our homes and replace them with renewable-powered electric alternatives. And no appliances are more important to electrify than home heating systems. In fact, the furnaces, boilers, and other heaters in our homes are responsible for roughly 500 million tons of emissions each year — as much as the entire country of Australia.

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