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Mar 29, 2023·edited Mar 29, 2023Liked by Sarah Wilson

I've always had a preference for gas, which is perhaps something to do with whacking the pan on the grates in some cheffy pastiche, and yes that cooking on gas line (which I'd never thought about), but now building a house in an eco-focused development where gas isn't an option and we'll be 100% solar the blinkers have been lifted. Part financial, part environmental, part there is no choice, and part the fact that many chefs are now saying its vastly superior. I'm sure we'll look back in perhaps even a decade and wonder why we were so wedded to gas.

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Mar 29, 2023Liked by Sarah Wilson

Hey Sarah, signed the open letter, well done you for adding your weight to the battle.

On an IG post of yours I saw someone say induction was a health issue as well - pacemakers, electro-magnetic waves etc etc. Could you comment? I am conscious of turning off phones at night, not having tv’s in bed room etc. However always good to surface criticisms and meet them head on.

Cheers Mark

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Mar 29, 2023Liked by Sarah Wilson

Hi Sarah, thank you for this wonderful collaboration with the Climate Council and for fronting this campaign. I hope you don't get too much trolling but lurking on your instagram (I'm not much of a public commenter - this is my first here since subscribing) I see you already cop plenty! Though, I imagine (hope!) as a long time public figure you have a plethora of strategies to cope/ignore. By luck really, I live in a gas free home. It was too expensive to run the gas line to my house when I was renovating 12 years ago so went induction back then and and have an electric oven. However, I do have a gas (propane?) WeberQ BBQ on my back deck, which I love though use pretty sparingly. It has been a great back up for when I've lost power after storms and big weather events. Any recommendations here? PS While I've got solar panels I don't have the financial capacity just yet to invest in home battery storage and I have big environmental concerns around lithium ion batteries.

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Mar 29, 2023Liked by Sarah Wilson

I sometimes housesit a friends off grid bush cabin and after reading your post a while ago, would only turn on the gas (large gas bottle outside) when I needed to cook. Its a small cabin so was concerned about leakage when I slept. A lot of similar off grid houses have gas and I wonder why that is when they also have solar. Is it because solar doesn't supply enough energy for hot plates? I think solar uses a lot of energy when there's a heating element? Curious if you know?

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Mar 29, 2023Liked by Sarah Wilson

According to Mick Jagger, Jumping Jack Flash is a gas, gas, gas. Let's make our future sustainable and gas free.

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