1 edition of Energy for a sustainable world found in the catalog.
Energy for a sustainable world
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||Jose Goldemberg ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Goldemberg, José, 1928-|
|LC Classifications||HD9502.A2 E54386 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 517 p. :|
|Number of Pages||517|
|LC Control Number||87023099|
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