Climate protection and the national interest

the links among climate change, air pollution, and energy security by MacKenzie, James J.

Publisher: World Resources Institute in Washington, DC

Written in English
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  • Climatic changes -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Energy policy -- United States.,
  • Energy consumption -- Government policy -- United States.

Edition Notes

StatementJames J. Mackenzie.
ContributionsWorld Resources Institute.
LC ClassificationsQC981.8.C5 M34 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 49 p. :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL712608M
ISBN 101569732280
LC Control Number97080336

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