Skip to comments.Scientists: Petrol Pumps Should Carry Cigarette-Style Climate Change Warning Labels
Posted on 04/01/2020 12:25:44 PM PDT by rktman
Petrol pumps in Britain should carry climate change warning labels akin to the legally-mandated health warnings on cigarette packages, a group of scientists have said.
In a blog post for the British Medical Journal (BMJ), British, American, and Indian professionals from within healthcare and environmental studies have claimed that petrol pumps, airline tickets, and even energy bills should come with warning labels which state clearly that continuing to burn fossil fuels worsens the climate emergency.
The opinion piece, published on Tuesday, draws parallels to the gory pictures of blackened lungs or rotten teeth now displayed on cigarette packages, implying that a similar tactic should be employed at points of sale of fossil fuels. The piece suggests that if petrol pumps and gas bills similarly use graphic imagery, these warnings can change attitudes and behaviour, consigning driving petrol cars and keeping ones house at a comfortable temperature to the realms of other socially unacceptable addictions.
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What if it’s at night and you can’t read it? Can you light a match?
I think they have carried warnings on the pumps against inhaling the fumes for at least a generation. What difference does another one that no one ever reads make?
how do these scientists get back and forth to work to come up with this crap? Walk?
Hey scientists- We’re all also addicted to clothing, which causes CO2 production while being made- shall we have warning labels on clothes too? On all our food since it takes fuel to deliver the to grow them?
Enough with the nonsense- We have at least 1007 more years left on earth minimum- (7 years of tribulation, then the millennial reign of Christ on earth) likely a very much longer time- the earth will be just fine!
The sticker should warn one to carry a wipe to clean the petrol handle of potential microbes and their ilk for each use.
And one to not smoke while fueling.
I hope that this world is relieved of “scientists” as soon as possible.
I’m a scientist and I say BS. Petrol has an insignificant impact on global warming. If you want to know the real cause, look to the sun.
The friggin Brits have lost their minds!
Go pound sand! These people are insufferable.
Unmitagated Bullshit !
Yeah, so they could be ignored the same way cigarette warnings are. And eventually become the punchlines of jokes.
People are leaving their cars running just so they can enjoy burning gas ,LOL
I can’t find a Mike Gill biography that identifies him as a scientist. LinkedIn describes him as a consultant. His career has been in government supplying financial services to the NHS.
Huh. You would think that all this COVID-19 would show them beyond a doubt that THEY (we) ARE NOT IN CONTROL!
Still trying to ply this, “We can control the weather”, malarky.
Climate-Change “Scientists” should include Cigarette-Style “Liars spouting Ideologically-motivated bullshit” labels.
Climate Fascists should have Nazi Propagandist Joseph Goebbles picture posted on their office doors.
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