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.
Lester Brown discusses the crude oil peak, that point where crude oil reserves will begin to run out, will be accompanied by a water peak in consumption on Beppe Grillo's Blog. Posted June 2, 2010.