New teaching resources on the ethics of biofuels
1 December 2011
The Council has published a set of teaching resources based on its 2011 report Biofuels: ethical issues.
This set of resources aims to introduce students to the advantages and disadvantages of different types of biofuels that are being produced as alternative renewable sources of energy for transport.
Activities include case studies and a role play exercise to explore the various motivations that are driving the biofuels industry in different countries, and the possible impact that biofuels can have on people’s everyday lives.
At the end of the role play, students will have to decide:
Should the UK increase the amount of biofuels it imports?
The Council has also produced resources on the following bioethics subjects:
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