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Energy of the future

Angela Royston

Energy of the future

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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power resources -- Juvenile literature,
  • Renewable energy sources -- Juvenile literature,
  • Electric power production -- Juvenile literature,
  • Carbon dioxide mitigation -- Juvenile literature,
  • Global warming -- Prevention -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAngela Royston.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesEco-action
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.23 .R695 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17850815M
    ISBN 109781432901295, 9781432901349
    LC Control Number2007005809


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