Did you know? The heat in the upper six miles of the earth’s crust contains 50,000 times much as energy as found in all the world’s oil and gas reserves combined. Despite this abundance, only 10,500 megawatts of geothermal generating capacity have been harnessed worldwide. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 5 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
EPI's research on bike-sharing around the world was featured in the Bloomberg article "China Races Ahead of the Pack as Bike Sharing Goes Viral." The article reports that with the bike-sharing boom still in its first decade, Asia is already outpacing the European towns that gave birth to the phenomenon.