1 edition of Energy and climate found in the catalog.
Energy and climate
Michael B. McElroy
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Michael B. McElroy|
|LC Classifications||TD195.E49 M3794 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 266 pages|
|Number of Pages||266|
|LC Control Number||2016005098|
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