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.
Research from Janet Larsen's Plan B Update "Meat Consumption in China Now Double That in the United States" was cited in China Daily's article on the recent acquisition of Smithfield Foods Inc, the world's leading pork producer, by the Chinese company Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd.