TAG: Biofuels

Questioning Biofuels

Biofuels not the answer

Despite President Obama failing to adequately discuss climate change during this campaign, he has discussed renewable energy programs to combat climate change. He has maintained energy policy which uses an array of renewable energy sources and fossil fuels, taking a multi-faceted approach to the policy. However, within the array of renewable energy sources lies biofuels, which may cause more problem than good. Biofuels are typically from agricultural sources, and thus are difficult to sustain for years on end. Additionally, the environmental sustainability of the lands they are grown on comes into question, and it is unknown if the energy benefits… read more

Algae Biofuel With Jonathan Trent

TED Talks conference

Watch this inspirational and informative TED conference discussion on biofuel with Jonathan Trent; a scientist working for NASA in their nanotechnology department.