Rising Gas Prices By Mitch Simon
<ul><li>The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.   </li></ul><ul><li>...
So How did this all Start? <ul><li>1978-1981 </li></ul><ul><li>Gas prices were steady until Ronald Regan stepped into offi...
The Initial Impact <ul><li>Didn’t really have a huge impact initially </li></ul><ul><li>The concern grew more and more ove...
Impact on Today’s Society <ul><li>Effects a vast amount of companies </li></ul><ul><li>Is making people rethink their opti...
Causes of Rising Gas Prices in Today’s Society <ul><li>Global Supply vs. Demand for Crude Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes </li...
Gas Prices Video
How Can We Help and Save Money? <ul><li>Purchasing vehicles that receive a high rate of miles per gallon </li></ul><ul><li...
So What should the new administration do? <ul><li>There is very little they can do but some ways could include: </li></ul>...
What's in for the future? <ul><li>If Something is Done: </li></ul><ul><li>Newer Modes of Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>...
What Do I Think? <ul><li>I Strongly believe that the following is definitely needed: </li></ul><ul><li>Regulation of Oil <...
 
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  • Gas Prices

    1. 1. Rising Gas Prices By Mitch Simon
    2. 2. <ul><li>The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.  </li></ul><ul><li>~Ralph Nader </li></ul>
    3. 3. So How did this all Start? <ul><li>1978-1981 </li></ul><ul><li>Gas prices were steady until Ronald Regan stepped into office and ended federal regulation of oil companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Then: about $1.50/gallon </li></ul><ul><li>Now: about $4.00/gallon </li></ul>
    4. 4. The Initial Impact <ul><li>Didn’t really have a huge impact initially </li></ul><ul><li>The concern grew more and more over time </li></ul><ul><li>People thought that prices would eventually decrease </li></ul>
    5. 5. Impact on Today’s Society <ul><li>Effects a vast amount of companies </li></ul><ul><li>Is making people rethink their options </li></ul><ul><li>Causing some companies to lay off more workers </li></ul><ul><li>Making people more aware </li></ul>
    6. 6. Causes of Rising Gas Prices in Today’s Society <ul><li>Global Supply vs. Demand for Crude Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict in The Middle East (Iran, Iraq) </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Federal Regulation </li></ul>
    7. 7. Gas Prices Video
    8. 8. How Can We Help and Save Money? <ul><li>Purchasing vehicles that receive a high rate of miles per gallon </li></ul><ul><li>Using other means of transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Not driving as much and only driving when you need to </li></ul>
    9. 9. So What should the new administration do? <ul><li>There is very little they can do but some ways could include: </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing or eliminating their federal tax </li></ul><ul><li>Regulating the oil companies and how much they charge for a gallon of gas </li></ul><ul><li>Drilling in available areas with a large amount of oil </li></ul>
    10. 10. What's in for the future? <ul><li>If Something is Done: </li></ul><ul><li>Newer Modes of Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative Fuels that the everyday person could afford </li></ul><ul><li>Gas Prices would be decrease and remain at a reasonable price </li></ul><ul><li>If trends continue without change: </li></ul><ul><li>Gas Prices will hit higher record prices </li></ul><ul><li>The Economy will suffer </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens will be forced to rethink their options </li></ul>
    11. 11. What Do I Think? <ul><li>I Strongly believe that the following is definitely needed: </li></ul><ul><li>Regulation of Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Possible alternative fuels that aren't expensive </li></ul><ul><li>To Not get involved with Iran </li></ul><ul><li>Drilling in Accessible areas </li></ul>

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