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Published .
Written in English

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  • Renewable energy sources

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This book looks at the importance of sustainable energy, the pros and cons of different methods, and how sustainable energy is likely to develop in the future. -- From cover.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.

StatementVic Parker
SeriesLet"s think about, Heinemann infosearch, Let"s think about, Heinemann infosearch
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ808.2 .P37 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination48 pages :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26493111M
ISBN 101484602927, 1484602978
ISBN 109781484602928, 9781484602973, 9781484603079
LC Control Number2013041802
OCLC/WorldCa862149154

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