Energy in a finite world, Executive summary

report by the Energy Systems Program Group of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Wolf Häfele, program leader
  • 68 Pages
  • 0.93 MB
  • English
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis , Laxenburg, Austria
Power resources., Energy po
Statementwritten by Alan McDonald.
SeriesExecutive report / International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis ;, 4, Executive report (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) ;, 4.
ContributionsHäfele, Wolf., International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. Energy Systems Program Group.
LC ClassificationsTJ163.2 .M384 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 68 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3873552M
LC Control Number81197384

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