Implementing the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants: Summary of a Workshop in China (Strengthening Science-Based Decision Making in

Implementing the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants: Summary of a Workshop in China (Strengthening Science-Based Decision Making in

By: National Academy of Sciences (author), National Research Council (author), Policy and Global Affairs (author), Science and Technology for Sustainability Program (author), Laura Holliday (editor), Lu Yonglong (editor), John Giesy (editor)Paperback

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This report summarizes a workshop --- Strengthening Science-Based Decision-Making: Implementing the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants held June 7-10, 2004, in Beijing, China. The presentations and discussions summarized here describe the types of scientific information necessary to make informed decisions to eliminate the production and use of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) banned under the Stockholm Convention, sources of information; scientifically informed strategies for eliminating POPs, elements of good scientific advice, such as transparency, peer review, and disclosure of conflicts of interest; and information dealing with POPs that decision makers need from the scientific community, including next steps to make such science available and ensure its use on a continuing basis.

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Lu Yonglong, John Giesy, and Laura Holliday, Rapporteurs, National Research Council

Contents

1 Front Matter; 2 Introduction; 3 References; 4 Appendix A: Workshop Agenda; 5 Appendix B: List of Workshop Participants; 6 Appendix C: POPs Survey and Results; 7 Appendix D: Graduate Students' Summary of Survey Responses; 8 Appendix E: List of Publications from Workshop in Chemosphere

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  • publication date: 12/01/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780309104791
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 46
  • ID: 9780309104791
  • ISBN10: 0309104793

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