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.
Darren Taylor of Voice of America interviews Lester Brown for a five-part series on climate change. Mentioned in the articles 'Pessimism Rife Ahead of Global Climate Change,' 'Extreme Weather Intensifies International Food Crises,' and 'Financing Green Fund Expected to be a Hot Topic at Climate Change Talks.' Posted November 21, 2011.