Did you know? A bicycle is a marvel of engineering efficiency, one where an investment in 22 pounds of metal and rubber boosts the efficiency of an individual mobility by a factor of three. On my bike I estimate that I get easily 7 miles per potato. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 6 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
"Brown presents his compelling arguments in straightforward language, buttressed with numerous facts, statistics and graphs," writes Joseph Chamie, former director of the United Nations Population Division, in his review of Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity.