How did President Jimmy Carter respond to the energy crisis of the 1970s?

(A) In an attempt to hold down costs to consumers, he called for tighter federal controls on oil and natural gas prices.

(B) He called energy conservation efforts “the moral equivalent of war.”

(C) He imposed rationing on gasoline and heating fuel, and he placed tariffs on imported petroleum.

(D) He called for abandoning environmental prohibitions against strip mining and for increased reliance on coal and nuclear power.

2 Responses to “How did President Jimmy Carter respond to the energy crisis of the 1970s?”

  1. staisil Says:

    B. He called energy conservation efforts “the moral equivalent of war.”

  2. Festus Says:

    Poorly, just like everything else when he was president.