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The Economics of long-term global climate change

The Economics of long-term global climate change

a preliminary assessment : report of an interagency task force

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Policy, Planning, and Analysis, Available from the National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce in Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Global warming -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Greenhouse gases -- Economic aspects -- United States

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    Other titlesEconomics of long term global climate change
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Policy, Planning, and Analysis
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationx, 49 p.
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17931232M

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