Ways to reduce carbon footprint-sensible, with numbers

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An interesting book not so much about global warming but alternate energy and an analysis of the numbers behind it - from a physicist.

The book is now available as a free download from http://www.withouthotair.com/
Ignore the physicist grade graphic design of the website - the book is much better than this, with a lot of very useful data and graphs. It's also an entertaining read.

Disclaimer - I used to work in the group next door to this guy. Even by Cambridge physics dept standards he is a seriously smart cookie.


(didn't we used to have a book review section ?)
 

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Ways to reduce carbon footprint--sensible, with numbers

http://www.withouthotair.com/

Princeton astrophysicist David Hogg blogs that he recently gave a seminar talk at Stanford by wire because the talks organizer is looking for ways to cut carbon.
Hogg referred in passing to a book I wasn't familiar with, as the "bible" of ways that technology and lifestyle changes can reduce emissions ("Sustainable energy without the hot air")

What is your impression of this "bible"? The pdf can be downloaded free, and a paper edition is on sale. However a lot of information is directly available in html at the website. Maybe the first question to ask is how does the website look, quality-wise. Can one recommend the withouthotair link?
 

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