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Factor Four: Doubling Wealth - Halving Resource Use

The New Report to the Club of Rome

by Amory B. Lovins

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Published by Allen & Unwin .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL8647458M
ISBN 101864484381
ISBN 109781864484380
OCLC/WorldCa39166596

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