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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

The Green Changemakers

Cuba, the only country that has faced such a crisis – the massive reduction of fossil fuels – is an example of options and hope. Scarce petroleum supplies have not only transformed Cuba's agriculture. The nation has also moved toward small-scale renewable energy and developed an energy-saving mass transit system, while maintaining its government-provided health care system whose preventive, locally-based approach to medicine conserves scarce resources.

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Public Transportation: Benefits for the 21st Century

The Green Changemakers

On an individual level, public transportation saves money, and provides people with choices, freedom and opportunities. On an individual level, public transportation saves money, and provides people with choices, freedom and opportunities. Enhances Personal Economic Opportunity, Saves Individuals Money Public transportation use lowers household expenses and frees up more income for other needs. Savings with public transportation are substantial. saves: 10 1.4

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