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    How Bad are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything (Paperback) By (author) Mike Berners-Lee

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    DescriptionFrom a text message to a war, from a Valentine's rose to a flight or even having a child, How Bad are Bananas? gives us the carbon answers we need and provides plenty of revelations. By talking through a hundred or so items, Mike Berners-Lee sets out to give us a carbon instinct for the footprint of literally anything we do, buy and think about. He helps us pick our battles by laying out the orders of magnitude. The book ranges from the everyday (foods, books, plastic bags, bikes, flights, baths...) and the global (deforestation, data centres, rice production, the World Cup, volcanoes, ...) Be warned, some of the things you thought you knew about green living may be about to be turned on their head. Never preachy but packed full of information and always entertaining.


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    Title
    How Bad are Bananas?
    Subtitle
    The Carbon Footprint of Everything
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mike Berners-Lee
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781846688911
    ISBN 10: 1846688914
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: PDZ
    BIC E4L: ENV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.8
    BIC subject category V2: RN
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27610
    DC22: 363.73
    BIC subject category V2: VSZ
    BISAC V2.8: SCI000000, HOM022000
    Thema V1.0: VSZ, RN, PDZ
    Publisher
    Profile Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Green Profile
    Publication date
    13 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    MIKE BERNERS-LEE is the founding director of an associate company of Lancaster University which specialises in organisational responses to climate change.
    Review quote
    'Mike Berners-Lee knows more about carbon footprints than anyone else in the UK. Enjoyable, fun to read and scientifically robust. A triumph of popular science writing' - Chris Goodall