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.
"Renewable Energy, Coming to a Neighborhood Near You" graphic of global renewable energy projects in the Washington Post, Sunday, November 22, 2009. Data from Earth Policy Institutte.