A climate policy framework balancing policy and politics

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Published by The Aspen Institute in Wash. D.C .

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  • Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Greenhouse gases -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Climatic changes -- Government policy -- United States

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StatementEileen Claussen and Robert W. Fri, Co-Chairs.
ContributionsRiggs, John A., ed., The Pew Center on Global Climate Change.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 90 p. ;
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17620159M

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