How do higher gas prices lower air polution? People still need to get to work and get around.
Less foriegn reliance on oil? How do high gas prices effect our source of oil?
I think government subsidies of programs like Hydrogen cells would be much more beneficial...
kind of like this...
President George Bush's and the U.S. Energy Department's hydrogen research initiative took a huge step forward late last month with the announcement of $350 million in r&d spending for dozens of projects.
Or lowering taxes on alternative fuel programs or offering credits towards purchasing alternative fuel vehiles.
granted Bush could do more, but in the end, it is the consumer that decides to purchase the gas and to keep people in government. Rest assured, there is not one person in congress that worries about spending $5 more to fill their tanks up.