Chemicals, Environment, Health: A Global Management Perspective

Title

Chemicals, Environment, Health: A Global Management Perspective

Role

Co-Editors: Philip Wexler, Jan van der Kolk, Asish Mohapatra, and Ravi Agarwal

Contributing Author: David L. Downie

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Document Type

Book Contribution

Description/Summary

David Downie is a contributing author, "The Vienna Convention, Montreal Protocol and Global Policy to Protect Stratospheric Ozone”.

Book description: Chemicals, Environment, Health: A Global Management Perspective presents an overview of the noteworthy conferences, organizations, and international treaties that focus on chemicals management and policy. It takes into account special challenges faced by developing countries regarding chemicals safety. From the Stockholm Conference to follow-ups in Rio and Johannesburg, it provides concise coverage of a vast swath of information. It highlights pivotal agreements such as the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions, the more expansive Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management, as well as key regional agreements such as the European Union’s REACH legislation. The book includes invited essays in areas such as emergencies and financing instruments, and offers a clear look at future challenges and opportunities. Written by a team of authors from all continents, with backgrounds in international organizations, national governments, academia, industry, and NGOs, the book reflects a wide experience from a multitude of perspectives.

ISBN

9781420084696

Publication Date

2011

Publication Information

Downie, David L. “The Vienna Convention, Montreal Protocol and Global Policy to Protect Stratospheric Ozone.” In Philip Wexler, Jan van der Kolk, Asish Mohapatra, and Ravi Agarwal, eds., Chemicals, Environment, Health: A Global Management Perspective. Oxford: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, 2011.