Cities and Climate Change

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Cities and Climate Change
Author : OECD
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Publisher : OECD Publishing
Language : English
Release Date : 29 November 2010
ISBN : 9789264091375
Pages : 276 pages
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This book shows how city and metropolitan regional governments working in tandem with national governments can change the way we think about responding to climate change.

Cities and Climate Change

This book shows how city and metropolitan regional governments working in tandem with national governments can change the way we think about responding to climate change.

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Cities and Climate Change

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