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.
Reuters wire service story by Roberta Rampton, Global Food Security Plans Too Narrow - Analyst, New York Times, Tuesday, September 29, 2009. (Carried by other newspapers.)