1 edition of Energy and development in island economies found in the catalog.
Energy and development in island economies
1985 by Beijer Institute, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden .
Written in English
|Statement||edited by Paul Susman [.... et al.].|
|Contributions||Susman, Paul., International Institute for Energy and Human Ecology.|
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