Environmental Geopolitics and Outer Space

@article{Klinger2019EnvironmentalGA,
  title={Environmental Geopolitics and Outer Space},
  author={Julie Michelle Klinger},
  journal={Geopolitics},
  year={2019},
  volume={26},
  pages={666 - 703}
}
  • J. Klinger
  • Published 3 May 2021
  • Sociology
  • Geopolitics
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