Challenging legitimacy at the precipice of energy calamity

by Debra J. Davidson

Publisher: Springer in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 232 Downloads: 831
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Subjects:

  • Environmental aspects,
  • Power resources,
  • Energy development,
  • Energy policy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDebra J. Davidson, Mike Gismondi
ContributionsGismondi, Michael Anthony
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9502.A2 D375 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25316115M
ISBN 101461402867
ISBN 109781461402862
LC Control Number2011934248
OCLC/WorldCa733245323

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