Renewable energy, technology development, and implications for poverty alleviation proceedings of the colloquium held on 7 December 2001 in Washington, D.C.

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  • sustainable development -- India -- Congresses,
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Contributed colloquium papers.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Other titlesColloquium on global partnerships for sustainable development: harnessing action for the 21st century
Statementedited by R.K. Pachauri, Gurneeta Vasudeva ; organized by Tata Energy and Resources Institute-North America ; hosted by the National Academies ; supported by Heinrich Böll Foundation, United States-Asia Environmental Partnership.
ContributionsPachauri, R. K., Vasudeva, Gurneeta., Tata Energy and Resources Institute (Washington, D.C.), Tata Energy Research Institute., Heinrich Böll Foundation (Washington, D.C.), United States. Asia Environmental Partnership.
LC ClassificationsTJ807.9. I4 R47 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 114 p. :
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3586978M
ISBN 108179930017
LC Control Number2002286607

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