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 sat down with Kate Sheppard of the Huffington Post to discuss the release of his memoir Breaking New Ground and reflect on his remarkable life as an environmental leader. "There is perhaps no living environmental analyst and writer as prolific and widely known as Lester Brown," Sheppard writes. Click here for the full interview.