4 edition of Energy and climate change found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-160).
|Statement||Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, chair ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.|
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.C5 U514 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 161 p. :|
|Number of Pages||161|
|LC Control Number||90005880|
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