Arctic Justice: Addressing Persistent Organic Pollutants

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Burleson, Elizabeth
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; Environmental Law; Law
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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.