Personal transport and the greenhouse effect
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Published by Earthscan in London, New York .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Hughes
LC ClassificationsTD195.T7 H846 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24462900M
ISBN 109781844079810
LC Control Number2009045441

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