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The bet

Paul Sabin

The bet

Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and our gamble over Earth"s future

by Paul Sabin

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental economics,
  • Environmental policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul Sabin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 S213 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 304 pages
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27151722M
    ISBN 100300176481
    ISBN 109780300176483
    LC Control Number2013007845
    OCLC/WorldCa830089542

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