3 edition of The post carbon reader found in the catalog.
The post carbon reader
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Richard Heinberg and Daniel Lerch, editors|
|LC Classifications||HC79.E5 P67 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 523 p. :|
|Number of Pages||523|
|LC Control Number||2010931734|
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The post carbon reader by Richard Heinberg, Daniel Lerch; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Environmental economics, Climatic changes, Government policy, Energy development, Sustainable development, Environmental aspects, Renewable energy sources, Economic development, Environmental protection, Environmental justice, Hubbert peak theory, Environmental degradation.
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