Energy: The Next Fifty Years
  • Author : OECD
  • Release Date : 07 July 1999
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 13 : 9789264173163

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Book Description: This book reviews the options likely to shape the energy picture over the next half-century, and assesses some of the key issues -- economic, social, technological, environmental -- that decision-makers in government and corporations will need to address in the very near future.

Energy  The Next Fifty Years

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