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Cities and climate change global report on human settlements, 2011 by United Nations Human Settlements Programme

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Published by Earthscan in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Human beings,
  • Human settlements,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Urban climatology,
  • Effect of climate on

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ([249]-270) and index.

StatementUnited Nations Human Settlements Programme
LC ClassificationsGF71 .C45 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24903521M
ISBN 109781849713702, 9781849713719
LC Control Number2010050454

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