Popular Science Podcast: Power From the People

Wind, solar, tidal-- all are battling for the renewable energy crown. But what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?

The Human Generator

How far would you be willing to go to get off the grid? Blow it up!

Riding your bike to work? That’s old school. Human powered transport options are expanding dramatically! In this episode of Cocktail Party Science, host Chuck Cage sits down with Bruce Grierson, author of Power From the People in the current issue of Popular Science magazine, taking on the concepts of negawatts, bullet bikes, and cars you can row.

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