Earth Institute Contact: Mr. David Downie
Analyze the creation, implementation and efficacy of international policy to control persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and other toxic chemicals. This projects has produced, and will continue to produce, a series of articles and books on international chemical policy.
Publications and works in progress include:
David Downie and Terry Fenge, eds., Northern Lights against POPs: Combating Toxic Threats in the Arctic. (Montreal, London, Ithaca: McGill-Queens University Press, 2003)
International Policy for Toxic Chemicals (with Henrik Selin); Waging War on POPs: Creating and Implementing the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
New International Law for Toxic Chemicals: A Detailed Analysis of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
Building a Better Foundation for Global Chemical Policy (with Henrik Selin). under review
Leading North: Canada's Role in Developing Global POPs Policy (With Megan Myers);
NGO Influence on Global POPs Policy (with Vera Shur);
United States’ Ratification of the Stockholm Convention: A History and Analysis and Global Policy for Toxic Chemicals(with Jonathon Krueger and Hernik Selin).
In Regina Axelrod, David Downie and Norman Vig, eds., Global Environmental Policy, 2nd edition (Washington: CQ Press, publication set for 2004).
Cross Cutting Themes:
Climate and Society