Arctic Justice: Addressing Persistent Organic Pollutants
BurlesonInstitute.org; London School of Economics (LSE)
Stephanie Dodson Dougherty
Florida State University; Washington and Lee University
Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Forthcoming
This article recommends enhanced governance of persistent organic pollutants through incentives to develop environmentally sound, climate friendly technologies as well as caution in developing the Arctic. It highlights the toxicity challenges presented by POPs to Arctic people and ecosystems.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 33
Keywords: Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants POPs, indigenous peoples, tribes, food security, toxic chemicals, public health, adaptation, climate change, sustainable development, innovation, resilience, mitigation, environmentally sound technology transfer, environmental justice, UNFCCC
JEL Classification: A1,C7,C8,D1,D4,D6,D7,D8,D9,E2,E3,E6,F,F1,F4,H1,H2,H4,H5,H7,H8,I1,I18,I19,I2,I3,J1,K1,K2,K3,K4,L1,N4
Date posted: November 22, 2011 ; Last revised: January 20, 2012
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