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One is a misunderstanding of solar photovoltaics and its potential as a member of the carbon-cutting family. But then I would say that, wouldn't I? Lynas's book is for those with less time on their hands. It is conveniently sized to fit in the back pocket of a pair of jeans.
His preferred form of carbon bean-counting is to focus on the main greenhouse gas. He takes the annual average UK per capita carbon dioxide emissions as 9. Lynas takes us straight into space heating, and the big scope for deep cuts. If you want to know exactly how deep your loft insulation should be, how much it will cost, and how short the payback will be, it's all there. He then moves to cars and the rest of the long list. Lynas provides useful ready reckoners: His book reminds me of something I have not thought about for years: I mean this in a kind way.
I could nitpick about what is counted and what is not in these two fine books. But that would be futile.
The point is this. If kilograms-of-carbon-saved becomes some kind of measure of wealth and health, then Microsoft's all-embracing carbon-counting software will not be far off.