Lessons from Stockholm: Evaluating the Global Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Yoder, Andrew J.
July 2003
Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies;Summer2003, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p113
Academic Journal
Focuses on the negotiations and treaty generated by the persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Discussion on the global impact of POPs on human and animal health; Growth of international concern over POPs, spurred by research into endocrine disruption and other health effects; Tensions inherent in environmental treaty organizations; Factors that suggest likely success of the POPs treaty.


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