ChemCom 6e Web Links – Unit 3

Section A.6
How Oil Refining Works
Energy kids – Oil (Petroleum)

Section B Introduction
The Macroglleria
American Chemistry Council - Plastics

Section B Summary

Section C.2
Introduction to Energy
Energy Quest

Section C.4
The Lavoisier-Laplace Calorimeter

Section C.9
Use of NOAA ESRL Data
ESRL - Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
ESRL – Welcome to the Mauna Loa Observatory

Section C.10
U.S. EPA – Basic Information on Client Change
Frequently Asked Questions about Climate Change
ACS ChemMatters – October 2003
NASA GISS Surface Temperature Analysis

Section C.11
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: The international response to climate change
ACS Green Chemistry Institute
U.S. EPA - Green Chemistry
U.S. EPA – Household Emissions Calculator
Carbon Footprint
The Nature Conservancy – Carbon Footprint Calculator
ClimateCrisis – Become Carbon Neutral

Section C Summary
APTA – Public Transportation's Contribution to the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
ClimateCrisis - Reduce Your Impact At Home

Section D.5
Kennesaw State University “ChemCases” – Fuels and Society
EPA – Lead Poisoning: A Historical Perspective
How Gasoline Works
How Oil Refining Works

Section D.7
U.S. Department of Energy - Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center
U.S. Energy Information Administration – Renewable and Alternative Fuels
Center of the American West – Why You Should Know about Oil Shale

Section D.10

General Alternative-Fuel Vehicle Links
U.S. Department of Energy – Alternative & Advanced Vehicles
California Energy Commission – Consumer Energy Center
California Energy Commission – Alternative and Renewable Fuel & Vehicle Technology Program
U.S. Department of Energy – Vehicle Technologies Program
US EPA – On-road Vehicles and Engines
Federal Trade Commission – Facts for Consumers
U.S. Department of Energy – Alternative Fuels
IntelliChoice – Alternative Fuel and Hybrid Vehicle Guide

CNG/LPG Vehicle Links
How Natural-gas Vehicles Work
Natural Gas Vehicles for America
U.S. Department of Energy – Natural Gas Vehicles
U.S. EPA – Clean Alternative Fuels: Compressed Natural Gas

Bio Fuels (Flexible Fuel and Diesel) Links
How Biodiesel Works
U.S. Department of Energy - Biodiesel
U.S. Department of Energy – Flex-Fuel Vehicles
How E85 Ethanol Flex Fuel Works

Fuel-Cell Vehicle Links
U.S. Department of Energy – Fuel Cell Vehicles
How Fuel Cells Work
U.S. EPA – Fuel Cells & Vehicles
NREL – Hybrid Electric & Fuel Cell Vehicles

Electric Car Links
How Electric Cars Work
History of Electric Vehicles
U.S. Department of Energy – Electric Vehicles
Electric Cars: A Definitive Guide

Hybrid Gasoline–Electric Vehicle Links
U.S. Department of Energy – Hybrid Electric Vehicle Basics
How Hybrid Cars Work
MotorTrend Alternative Fuel Car Reviews
NREL – Hybrid Electric & Fuel Cell Vehicles
CalCars – All about Plug-In Hybrids (PHEVs)

Section D. Summary
Renewable Diesel: Biodiesel's Nightmare
What is the problem with MTBE in gasoline?
U.S. Drive – R & D News Highlights
U.S. Energy Information Administration
Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gases International
The Oil Drum
We will never run out of oil
World oil supplies are set to run out faster than expected, warn scientists
The Oil Supply and Petroleum Economics