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Petrol pumps should carry cigarette-style images of blackened lungs, say health experts

2 monthes ago   |   By Sunday Times Driving

Health experts have called on the government to add images of cigarette packet-style blackened lungs and flooded homes to petrol pumps, as a warning to drivers about the damage to health and livelihoods caused by climate change.
Writing in the British Medical Journal, the experts said health warnings on cigarettes had helped to deter people from smoking by altering behaviour, and that local authorities, many of which have declared “climate emergencies”, should introduce bylaws setting a similar requirement for the sale of products linked to climate change, including petrol and diesel...
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