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Climate Change and Transboundary Environmental Agreements

Bargaining o convention agreements stockholm

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Unformatted text preview: of all chemicals covered by the protocol were phased out by 2009 o If all parties continue to comply, ozone layer expected to fully recover by 2050 o 2012 is the 25th anniversary of the original Montreal Protocol o The Protocol is the first and only UN treaty to enjoy universal ratification. 197 ratifiers, including every UN member state and the EU. Considered to be nost successful global environmental treaty in history. Covers 96 chemicals. o POPs: The Problem o Persistent Organic Pollutants o 4 key characteristics: Toxicity, persistence, bioaccumulation, long- range transport o **given their long range transport no one govt o The “Dirty Dozen” May 1995 – UNEP calls for int’l assessment Sought general consensus on controlling the...
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