Negotiating the Minimata Global Convention on Mercury
Previous research examines the politics of the Minimata Global Convention on Mercury, which came into force in 2013. Two published articles examine the politics of treaty negotiation.
- Leah Stokes, Amanda Giang and Noelle Selin. 2016. Splitting the South: China and India’s Divergence in International Environmental Negotiations. Global Environmental Politics 16(4): 12-31.
- Amanda Giang, Leah Stokes, David Streets, Elizabeth Corbitts, and Noelle Selin. 2015. Impacts of the Minamata Convention on Mercury Emissions and Global Deposition from Coal-Fired Power Generation in Asia. Environmental Science and Technology 49(9): 5326-5335.
Additionally, Leah Stokes designed and published a treaty simulation game, which is available for download and use here.
To read evaluations of the Mercury Game, see:
- Leah Stokes and Noelle Selin. 2016. The mercury game: evaluating a negotiation simulation that teaches students about science-policy interactions. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 6(3): 597-605.
- Noelle Selin, Leah Stokes Lawrence Susskind. 2016. The need to build policy literacy into climate science education. WIRES Climate Change 8(3): e455.