News Review: Toxicity tax for London's polluting cars

source: BBC Learning English    2017年10月24日
The story:
Owners of the most polluting cars will have to pay an extra £10 to drive in central London from today.
The T-charge, or toxicity charge, will apply to older diesel and petrol vehicles in what’s been described as the toughest emission standard of any world-ranking city.
It’ll be levied on top of the congestion charge. Some health charities have welcomed the move, others say it doesn’t go far enough.

Key words and phrases:

curb: control or limit something
template: something copied to produce similar items
exempt: excused from following a rule
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