Transforming Electricity The Coming Generation of Change (Worldwatch Environmental Alert Series) by Walt Patterson

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Published by Brookings Institution Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • The Environment,
  • Nature,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Energy,
  • General,
  • Power Resources - Nuclear,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11966161M
ISBN 101853834335
ISBN 109781853834332

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