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.
John Elkington reviewed Lester Brown's autobiography Breaking New Ground for the May/June issue of Resurgence and Ecologist. He writes, "I read the book cover-to-cover in a couple of sittings and learned an immense amount in the process, not just about Brown's extraordinary life and times but also about the mind-boggling spectrum of challenges he has taken on."