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Praise for How Bad Are Bananas?
'It is terrific. I can't remember the last time I read a book that was more fascinating and useful and enjoyable all at the same time(Bill Bryson)
The Burning Question' is a fascinating examination of the forces that have led to our current predicament and it presents an important framework for a sustainable future. I recommend it highly.
The climate crisis is a challenge unprecedented in its scale and complexity. We simply must confront this existential challenge and stop making it worse. That will require the awakening and activism of people all around the world.(Al Gore)
Probably the best synthesis of the key arguments over climate change that I've read.
As well as being an accessible, easy read, the authors have successfully avoided getting side-tracked or bogged down with any of the wonkery that too often surrounds the debate about global warming ... Clark and Berners-Lee have managed to bring a refreshing new clarity to the debate.(Joss Garman Greenpeace 2013-07-08)
Take one complex scientific discipline. Add the future of energy, economics and geopolitics. Season with human nature ...See all Product Description
This book presents a very good general review of climate change that covers a lot more than "the burning question". Read morePublished 9 months ago by N. Waby
A great book. It puts environmental issues of the use of Fossil fuels in perspective. Both economic and political arguments well tied to scientific research. Read morePublished 15 months ago by fred
Mike Berners Lee's first book, 'How Bad are Bananas', was an outstanding example of the proper use of facts and reason: it provided the data for the thoughtful reader to understand... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Simon Loveday
An excellent book, well thought through and well argued. A must read for anyone interested in truly understanding the dynamics of addressing climate change, including the idea of... Read morePublished 17 months ago by MR S GILL
Climate change is happening, and fossil fuels are the main cause. This is a well written and informative book, but rather insipid in parts using the usual language like "we must... Read morePublished 18 months ago by paulyb
more half backed ideas on a subject that is proven not to be true! There is no global warming, been proved the case over and over again. Read morePublished 18 months ago by the-truth
Excellent book. Good understanding and explanation of how the energy system, global energy demand growth, and politics are intertwined. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Rasmus Valanko
This is very well written and easy to follow.
The suggested solutions are global, national and local.
We all need to act.
This is a very important book. It is well written, with helpful tables of figures and statistics which are quite clear and easy to understand. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Janet Stuart