An aerial view of Harvard Hall in Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 16, 2020. Blake Nissen for The Boston Globe via Getty Images The city of Cambridge, Massachusetts will mandate climate change warning labels on fuel pumps, The Guardian reported. The yellow stickers warn drivers that burning gasoline, diesel and ethanol has "major consequences on human health and the environment including contributing to climate change," making Cambridge the first U.S. city to do so, according to The Guardian . While similar mandates can be found in Sweden , a similar idea surfaced in Berkeley, California in 2014, but was never enacted, according to Business Insider . "The gas pump stickers will remind drivers to think about climate change and hopefully consider non-polluting options," a spokesman from the city of Cambridge told The Guardian . City of Cambridge In 2018, Cambridge updated its Climate Action Plan , aiming to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. The label mandate is a step towards achieving this goal and an attempt to reduce the city’s transportation greenhouse gas emissions which account for almost half of the city’s total, according to the city’s order . "Requiring these labels at the gas pump will […]


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