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, founder and president of Earth Policy Institute, and Yul Choi, founder and president of the Korea Greeen Foundation, write an op-ed for The Christian Science Monitor titled "Fukushima fallout: time to quit nuclear power altogether." Posted November 28, 2011.