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Cities and climate change responding to an urgent agenda by Daniel A. Hoornweg

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Congresses,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Greenhouse gases,
  • Urban ecology (Sociology)

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Daniel Hoornweg ... [et al.].
SeriesUrban development series
ContributionsUrban Research Symposium (5th Marseille, France 2009)
LC ClassificationsHT241 .C555 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24823367M
ISBN 109780821384930, 9780821386675
LC Control Number2011007569

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