agnostic examination of the case for action on global warming

  • 12 Pages
  • 1.96 MB
  • English
National Policy Association , Washington, D.C
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects., Global warming -- Economic asp
Statementby Murray Weidenbaum.
SeriesNPA ;, #290, Occasional paper ;, #1, NPA report ;, no. 290., Occasional paper (National Policy Association (U.S.). Committee on New American Realities) ;, #1.
ContributionsNational Policy Association (U.S.). Committee on New American Realities.
LC ClassificationsQC981 .W38 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL448370M
ISBN 100890681457
LC Control Number98162128

Agnostic examination of the case for action on global warming. Washington, D.C.: National Policy Association, © (OCoLC) Online version: Weidenbaum, Murray L. Agnostic examination of the case for action on global warming. Washington, D.C.: National Policy Association, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.

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