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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Energy conservation.,
  • Energy consumption.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLee Schipper and Stephen Meyers with Richard B. Howarth and Ruth Steiner ; prologue by John Holdren.
SeriesCambridge studies in energy and the environment
ContributionsMeyers, Stephen, 1955-, Stockholm Environment Institute.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ163.3 .S35 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 385 p. :
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1712061M
ISBN 100521432979
LC Control Number92014112

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