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Energy and climate change

report of the DOE Multi-Laboratory Climate Change Committee

by United States. DOE Multi-Laboratory Climate Change Committee.

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Published by Lewis Publishers in Chelsea, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Climatic changes -- United States.,
    • Atmospheric carbon dioxide -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
    • Energy consumption -- Environmental aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-160).

      StatementLawrence Livermore National Laboratory, chair ... [et al.].
      ContributionsLawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC981.8.C5 U514 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 161 p. :
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1854144M
      ISBN 100873714172
      LC Control Number90005880


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