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 progress on wind, solar and geothermal energy on E&E TV's On Point. As shifting weather patterns and weather-related disasters become more prevalent, food insecurity is a growing concern. Brown explains why he believes food security is "the weak link" for our civilization.