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Economics of policy options to address climate change by Gregory N. Bartos

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Law and legislation -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Economic aspects,
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Law and legislation -- Economic aspects,
  • Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects,
  • Climatic changes -- Economic aspects

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [59]-69) and index.

StatementGregory N. Bartos.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC110.E5 B37 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 82 p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23929632M
ISBN 101606921169
ISBN 109781606921166
LC Control Number2009280969

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