Biofuels versus Fossil Fuels (Biotechnology and Society 2016)

From SynBioCyc
Revision as of 11:40, 11 October 2016 by Jeffrey Barrick (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

Download Pre-Discussion Questions (MS Word)

Download Policy Czar Template (MS Word)

Everyone: Algal biofuels

Algal biofuels

Required Reading/Viewing

Additional information

1. Cellulosic Ethanol

Extra Links for the Policy Czar

  1. Sims REH, Mabee W, Saddler JN, Taylor M (2010) An overview of second generation biofuel technologies Bioresour Technol 101:1570–1580.
    Review of technology and issues related to cellulosic ethanol. Skim the article for key details.
  2. DOE Cellulosic Ethanol – read this page and click around the other ethanol links
  3. For Cellulosic Ethanol Makers, The Road Ahead Is Still Uphill Erica Gies Yale Environment 360 Nov 3, 2014.

2. Deep Water Horizon Bioremediation

Extra Links for the Policy Czar

  1. [1] Slick Solution: How Microbes Will Clean Up the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
  2. [2] How Microbes Helped Clean BP's Oil Spill – watch the video and read the captions in the slide show.
  3. [3] MicrobeWiki – Microbial Response to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

3. Frackibacter

Extra Links for the Policy Czar

  1. [4] New genus of bacteria found living inside hydraulic fracturing wells.
  2. [5] Microbial metabolisms in a 2.5-km-deep ecosystem created by hydraulic fracturing in shales