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Smart Growth And Climate Change Regional Development, Infrastructure And Adaptation (New Horizons in Regional Science Series) by Matthias Ruth

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Published by Edward Elgar Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Area / regional studies,
  • Environmental economics,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Urban & Regional,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Regional planning

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8959603M
ISBN 10184542509X
ISBN 109781845425098

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