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 the implications of the climate accords reached in Copenhagen, the U.S. environmental policy, and the coal power industry with Julie Hyman on Bloomberg Television. Posted December 21, 2009.