by Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University in Cambridge, MA (1033 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge 02138) .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 68-70).
|Other titles||US public opinion on global warming, United States public opinion on global warming|
|Series||USJP occasional paper ;, 03-13|
|Contributions||Harvard University. Program on U.S.-Japan Relations.|
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.G56 S84 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||70 p. :|
|Number of Pages||70|
|LC Control Number||2004351458|
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