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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

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.


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


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



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


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




Can a monthly allowed level of usage?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%?



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


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


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