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Energy transitions

history, requirements, prospects
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StatementVaclav Smil.
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LC ClassificationsTJ808 .S64 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 178 p.
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Open LibraryOL24049868M
ISBN 100313381771
ISBN 139780313381775, 9780313381782
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