Sustainable energy developments in Europe and North America

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United Nations , New York
Energy policy -- Europe, Energy policy -- North America, Energy development -- Europe, Energy development -- North Am
StatementEconomic Commission for Europe, Geneva
SeriesThe Ece energy series -- no. 6, ECE energy series -- no. 6
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Europe
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 217 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16724101M
ISBN 109211164990

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