From Novosti, a Russian news service:
The government of Belgium's French-speaking region of Wallonia, which has a population of about 4 million, has approved a tax on barbequing, local media reported.
Experts said that between 50 and 100 grams of CO2, a so-called greenhouse gas, is emitted during barbequing. Beginning June 2007, residents of Wallonia will have to pay 20 euros for a grilling session.
The local authorities plan to monitor compliance with the new tax legislation from helicopters, whose thermal sensors will detect burning grills.
Good thing helicopters don't emit any CO2!
Tuesday, April 03, 2007
Yes, global warming enthusiasts can be ridiculous
From James Taranto's Best of the Web: