2 edition of U.S. climate change policy found in the catalog.
U.S. climate change policy
Frederick M. Bernthal
by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Other titles||US climate change policy.|
|Statement||Frederick M. Bernthal.|
|Series||Current policy -- no. 1216.|
|Contributions||United States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. ;|
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