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.
Ode Magazine's Special Copenhagen edition features "Not Waiting for the West" by Lester Brown. 75,000 copies of this edition are being given to delegates, business leaders, activists and other influencers at the UN Climate Change Conference. Posted December 4, 2009.