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Common questions about climate change

Common questions about climate change

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme, World Meteorological Organization in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Research -- United States,
  • Global temperature changes,
  • Atmospheric temperature -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 97-0379-P

    Other titlesClimate change
    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme, World Meteorological Organization
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14466345M
    OCLC/WorldCa37767449

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