Reviews of “How Bad are Bananas?”
"Filled with wildly fascinating facts, there is no question that this book is not only informative and highly relevant but also entertaining...Berners-Lee is a clever and creative thinker. He's also refreshingly honest about the challenges involved in quantifying our carbon impact...Thanks to his endless research and engaging presentations, we can more easily step on the path toward carbon footprint awareness."
Alive Magazine, Aug 1, 2011Read more about How Bad are Bananas? >>
"A quirky guide to the carbon impact of nearly everything...The author pays special attention to food and to some unusual suspects like a web search, a necklace, and doing the dishes...Itís an entertaining and enlightening read, full of surprising information."
Finding Solutions, Jun 1, 2011Read more about How Bad are Bananas? >>
"Berners-Lee excels at concisely contextualizing the deluge of data about toilet paper, red roses, kids, swimming pools, or space shuttles...if you're serious about picking the right battles for reducing your consumption, then How Bad Are Bananas certainly puts the right footprint forward."
Good Magazine, Apr 21, 2011Read more about How Bad are Bananas? >>
"This compendium of the specific costs to the climate (in carbon emissions) of our everyday behaviours deftly blends intelligence with entertainment, perhaps creating a unique genre: a page-turner for the climate conscious...Refreshingly, [How Bad Are Bananas] shows how difficult it is to accurately track carbon usage while providing ways to realistically analyze day-to-day actions and make responsible and effective decisions for the most climate-friendly results."
Publishers Weekly, Apr 11, 2011Read more about How Bad are Bananas? >>