Thursday, April 10, 2008

Global Warming Tax?

Billed as a “climate change mitigation and adaptation fee,” the measure would cost motorists either an additional 3 percent motor fuel tax, or up to a $90 annual flat fee, based on vehicle emissions. The new charges would be on top of taxes already paid at the pump. Either option requires a majority approval by a vote of the people.

“At this point the people of the Los Angeles region have just had it when it comes to traffic and air quality,” claimed Assemblyman Mike Feuer, a Los Angeles Democrat and author of Assembly Bill 2558.

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Is this a good idea? Should more cities, states or even the federal government implement something like this? Like to hear your thoughts.

Something wrong over south-Bay

Take a look at the latest sat pic...

we can see a small swirl near to Srilanka...
After 133 yrs the south tamilnadu is experiencing a monsoon like weather during this time of the year.
Here in Chennai, it's almost clear less humid and hot with Hi: 34.7°C @ 1:19pm.