Examines the first global environment treaty, the Montreal Protocol, and its subsequent revisions, which, it is argued here, was a highly effective collaboration among scientists, policymakers, and activists.
Karen Litfin is Assistn Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington at Seattle. She teaches and writes on the environment in world politics; her primary interest is in the intersection of politics, science, and philosophy.
Litfin does a very good job of setting out the way in which scientific discourse was used by the two primary opponents in the negotiation of the Montreal Protocol:... Liftin's argument... is convincing. Alternatives