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.
Anca Novacovici, Founder and President of Eco-Coach, sat down with Lester Brown to talk about his new book Full Planet, Empty Plates and the idea of peak food. The book was reviewed for the Huffington Post's Book Club and can be found here.