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A changing climate

A changing climate

scientific, economic and political developments regarding the Kyoto Protocol and greenhouse gases.

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Published by Business Publishers, Inc. in Silver Spring, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change -- (1992). -- 1997 Dec. 11,
  • Climatic changes -- Government policy,
  • Greenhouse gases -- Government policy

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC981.8.C5 C48 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17742842M
    OCLC/WorldCa48367572

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