Northern Lights Against POPs

Written By Inuit Circumpolar Conference
Northern Lights Against POPs
  • Publsiher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 25 July 2021
  • ISBN : 9780773524828
  • Pages : 347 pages
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Download or read book entitled Northern Lights Against POPs by author: Inuit Circumpolar Conference which was release on 25 July 2021 and published by McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP with total page 347 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Representatives of 111 nations gathered in Stockholm in May 2001 to sign a legally binding convention to eliminate or reduce emissions of pesticides, insecticides, and other industrial combustion by-products. Long-range transport by air and water carries many of these pollutants to the circumpolar north, where they threaten the health and cultural survival of Inuit and other northern Indigenous peoples.Northern Lights Against POPs tells the many-faceted scientific, policy, legal, and advocacy story that led to the Stockholm convention. Unique in its perspective, scope, and breadth, it reveals the key links among environmental and health science, international politics, advocacy, law, and global negotiations. Never before have public health concerns articulated by northern Indigenous peoples in Canada and throughout the circumpolar Arctic had such a direct impact on global policy-making. Authors show how research on POPs (persistent organic pollutants) in the Arctic from the mid-1980s influenced international negotiations and analyze the potential for the convention to be effective. Contributors include elected representatives, researchers, civil servants, Indigenous people who participated in the negotiations, and scientists who provided the compelling Arctic data that prompted the United Nations Environment Programme to sponsor negotiations. Contributors include David Anderson (Minister of the Environment, Canada); Nigel Bankes (University of Calgary); John Buccini (Consultant, former chair of the Global POPs Negotiations); Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Inuit Circumpolar Conference-Canada); Barry Commoner, Paul Woods Bartlett, Holger Eisl, Kimberly Couchot (Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College, City University of New York); Eric Dewailly (Laval University); David Downie (Director of Educational Partnerships, Columbia Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York); Terry Fenge (Inuit Circumpolar Conference-Canada); Henry Huntington (Consultant, Anchorage) and Michelle Sparck (Circumpolar Conservation Union, Washington, D.C.); Harriet Kuhnlein, Laurie Chan (Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment, McGill University), and Olivier Receveur (formerly Centre for Indigenous Peoples' Nutrition and Environment, McGill University); Lars-Otto Reiersen (Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme Secretariat, Oslo); Henrik Selin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); David Stone, Russell Shearer (Northern Contaminants Program, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Canada); Klaus Topfer (Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme).

Northern Lights Against POPs

Northern Lights Against POPs
  • Author : Inuit Circumpolar Conference
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 347
  • ISBN : 9780773524828
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Summary : Representatives of 111 nations gathered in Stockholm in May 2001 to sign a legally binding convention to eliminate or reduce emissions of pesticides, insecticides, and other industrial combustion by-products. Long-range transport by air and water carries many of these pollutants to the circumpolar north, where they threaten the health and cultural survival ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-06-28
  • Total pages : 604
  • ISBN : 9780773524828
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Summary : Threats to the Arctic discusses all the current threats to this fragile region, emphasizing the interconnections between many environmental impacts, as well as the teleconnections between events already emerging in the Arctic (ocean circulation changes, melting of sea ice, glaciers and ice sheets) and other parts of the world. The ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : A new race to the North Pole is underway but not on sleds by bearded and wild-eyed adventurers looking for new challenges. The latest pioneers tend to be clean-shaven, hard-nosed salesmen in scheduled aircraft flying in to make money out of a bleak landscape. Cold is the new hot for ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Read online Effects of Ice Reduction on Arctic Shipping and Possible Threats to the Polar Region by the Increasing Use of New Routing written by Jörg Kaestner, published by which was released on 2012. Download full Effects of Ice Reduction on Arctic Shipping and Possible Threats to the Polar Region ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 121
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Summary : Volume of papers is one of five reports from the TAPRI Arctic workshop "Alternative security and development in the Arctic regions". Considers environmental threats in the Arctic including military presence, and exploitation of oil and gas reserves. Also considers prospects and possibilities for Arctic environmental cooperation....

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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-30
  • Total pages : 96
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Summary : The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in collaboration with the InterAcademy Partnership and the European Academies Science Advisory Committee held a workshop in November 2019 to bring together researchers and public health officials from different countries and across several relevant disciplines to explore what is known, and what critical ...

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Summary : Until recently, the Arctic was almost impossible for anyone other than indigenous peoples and explorers to traverse. Pervasive Arctic sea ice and harsh climatological conditions meant that the region was deemed incapable of supporting industrial activity or a Western lifestyle. In the last decade, however, that longstanding reality has been ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
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  • ISBN : 9780773524828
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  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Total pages : 288
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 286
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 24
  • ISBN : 9780773524828
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Summary : "The geopolitical significance of the Arctic and its protection are vital to Canada's culture and its future as a nation, specifically as global warming has shifted the emphasis to Arctic exploration and exploitation. This paper underlines two significant issues pertaining to Canada's Arctic; first, how globalization and climate change have ...

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  • Release Date : 2010-03-12
  • Total pages : 452
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  • Release Date : 2014-09-01
  • Total pages : 32
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