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Gasoline Lines – Fall 1973. Drivers waiting for hours and limited to 10 gallons. Doubling to quadrupling of energy efficiency for cars, homes, appliances, and lights . Increased efficiency was a result of mostly energy smart products not energy smart users.

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Gasoline lines fall 1973

Gasoline Lines – Fall 1973

Drivers waiting for hours and limited to 10 gallons.


Gasoline lines fall 1973

Doubling to quadrupling of energy efficiency for cars, homes, appliances, and lights .

Increased efficiency was a result of mostly energy smart products not energy smart users.


Gasoline lines fall 1973

1979, President Carter urged Americans to conserve energy. He maintained that the energy crisis was the moral equivalent of war, and in this war, people need to conserve energy to win.


Gasoline lines fall 1973

Can products be made even more efficiently, or are we close to the efficiency limits for many products?


Gasoline lines fall 1973

  • An energy unit saved is an energy unit earned.

  • A 10 percent reduction using a carrot or a stick.


Gasoline lines fall 1973

If an additional $3 of tax was added to the price of a gallon of gasoline what actions could be taken to reduce use?


What problems might a 3 a gallon gasoline tax have on americans

What problems might a $3 a gallon gasoline tax have on Americans?


How might the billions of dollars of gasoline tax revenue be spent

How might the billions of dollars of gasoline tax revenue be spent?


What does it mean to ration a product

What does it mean to ration a product?


What problems do you see with gasoline rationing how might these problems be resolved

What problems do you see with gasoline rationing? How might these problems be resolved?


Gasoline lines fall 1973

How would the American public react to eliminating the use of gasoline for sporting and recreational use?


How would you conserve if a 30 percent tax was placed on all home energy usage

How would you conserve if a 30 percent tax was placed on all home energy usage?


How do you feel if the 30 tax was on energy use over a monthly allowed level of usage

How do you feel if the 30% tax was on energy use over a monthly allowed level of usage?


Gasoline lines fall 1973

Can a GREAT public relations effort prompt people to reduce energy use by 10 percent? Or will most people want the other guy to save the 10%?


What carrots or tax credits are available to americans today

What carrots or tax credits are available to Americans today?


Gasoline lines fall 1973

Who should pay for the tax credits or carrots?What dollar amount or percentage of the purchase should tax payers provide?


What s the answer sticks carrots or both

What’s the answer?Sticks, carrots, or both?


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