China"s climate change policies by Weiguang Wang

Cover of: China

Published by Earthscan in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Carbon dioxide mitigation,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Government policy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statement[edited by] Weiguang Wang, Guoguang Zheng, Jiahua Pan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD885.5.C3 C46 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25046767M
ISBN 109781849714501, 9780203124390
LC Control Number2011038359

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