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Climate change law and policy

Hari M. Osofsky

Climate change law and policy

by Hari M. Osofsky

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Published by Wolters Kluwer Law & Business in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Global warming

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHari M. Osofsky, Lesley K. McAllister
    ContributionsMcAllister, Lesley K. (Lesley Krista), 1970-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3585.5 .O86 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25372589M
    ISBN 109780735577169
    LC Control Number2012027492

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