The Chancellor has a chance to protect children’s lungs in his budget this month. Let’s make sure it happens.

We’ve got to get diesel cars off our roads to protect everyone’s health. Philip Hammond is under pressure to deliver a bold budget this month, and we want to make sure he takes action on air pollution. We’re calling on him to increase road tax on new diesel cars, and use the money for a diesel scrappage scheme that supports people on low incomes.

Dr Devin Bowles

Dr Devin C Bowles is the Executive Director of the Council for Academic Public Health Institutions Australia and a visitor at the Australian National University. He has published widely on the health impacts of climate change-associated conflict, and earned a PhD at...