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World on the edge how to prevent environmental and economic collapse by Lester Russell Brown

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Published by Earthscan in London, Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Global environmental change,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Economic development,
  • Environmental protection,
  • Environmental policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLester Brown
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGE149 .B76 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25107359M
ISBN 109781849712743, 9781849712729
LC Control Number2010050547

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