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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

There's a lot that surprised me in this book (for instance, bananas are not only okay, they have a smaller footprint than carrots or ice cream or a red, red rose) and a lot that made me think. The ... Read full review

Review: How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything

User Review  - Steve H - Goodreads

Interesting if not a linear read. 200+ pages of estimates of carbon produced by the consumption of a product or the doing of some activity, starting small (sending a text message or a cup of tap water ... Read full review

Review: How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint Of Everything

User Review  - Andy Wilkins - Goodreads

Not much to say about this book and I didn't read it cover-to-cover. I think it was useful to gain some perspective on relative significance of all of our actions and consider the "invisible ... Read full review

Review: How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint Of Everything

User Review  - Steve Bedford - Goodreads

A quick read. Learned a few things, but not much beyond what general common sense would tell you. Bananas aren't that bad because they are shipped on boats and not planes, and conversely, out of ... Read full review

Review: How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

This interesting book helps put everyday consumer decisions into ecological perspective. Some lessons are obvious (buying fruit and veggies out of season shipped in from exotic locales is worse than ... Read full review

Review: How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything

User Review  - Tamer Nosshi - Goodreads

An interesting book. But it would be more effective if it started big then went down rather than he other way around. Read full review

Review: How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint Of Everything

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

This book has some interesting comparisons... One rose is equal to 11 pounds of bananas, which blows my mind. I enjoyed learning about what the carbon impact is of a lot of things. Basically if you ... Read full review

Review: How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything

User Review  - Sheryl Sato - Goodreads

Interesting analysis of the carbon footprint of everyday things from driving to the food we buy. Read full review

Review: How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint Of Everything

User Review  - Todd Wheeler - Goodreads

This is the kind of book that will either inspire me or drive me crazy (or inspire me to drive other people crazy). The good news is bananas are a pretty good deal from the perspective of carbon ... Read full review

Review: How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint Of Everything

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

At first glance I would have though this author would be a completely "organic, free-the-animals, save the planet" crazy person. He's not. This book is simply the carbon footprint of stuff. Bananas ... Read full review


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