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Arctic Justice: Addressing Persistent Organic Pollutants
Law and Inequality (2012)
  • Prof. Elizabeth Burleson
Abstract

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.

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
Publication Date
2012
Citation Information
Prof. Elizabeth Burleson. "Arctic Justice: Addressing Persistent Organic Pollutants" Law and Inequality Vol. 30 Iss. 57 (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/elizabeth_burleson/32/