1 edition of Climate change assessment for [name of city] found in the catalog.
Climate change assessment for [name of city]
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Cities and Climate Change Initiative|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||4 v. :|
|ISBN 10||9789211322699, 9789211322644, 9789211322477, 9789211322552|
|LC Control Number||2011343880|
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