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" The Parties should take precautionary measures to anticipate, prevent or minimize the causes of climate change and mitigate its adverse effects, where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be... "
Genetic Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives - Page 79
edited by - 2007 - 148 pages
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Ethics & Climate Change: The Greenhouse Effect

Frederick Kenneth Hare, Calgary Institute for the Humanities - 1993 - 215 pages
...measures to anticipate, prevent or minimize the causes of climate change and mitigate its adverse effects. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing such measures, taking into account that policies and...
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International Organizations and the Law of the Sea 1994: Documentary ...

Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea - 1996 - 910 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall be not used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."...
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Technologies for a Greenhouse-Constrained Society

Michael A. Kuliasha, Alexander Zucker - 1992 - 918 pages
..."Environmental measures must anticipate, prevent and attack the causes of environmental degradation. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation." They...
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Global Warming: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power - 1992 - 196 pages
...prevent, attack] or minimise the causee of, and mitigate the adverse consequences of, climate change. (Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage,) lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing such measures. 6. Statee 0*1 1 promote an open and balanced...
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The Right to Development in International Law

Subrata Roy Chowdhury, Erik M. G. Denters, Paul J. I. M. de Waart - 1992 - 450 pages
...Environmental measures must anticipate, prevent and attack the causes of environmental degradation. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation' (Nr.7)....
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Negotiating Survival: Four Priorities After Rio

Richard N. Gardner - 1992 - 100 pages
...measures to anticipate, prevent or minimize the causes of climate change and mitigate its adverse effects. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing such measures, taking into account that policies and...
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International Conventions on Protection of Humanity and Environment

GŁnter Hoog, Angela Steinmetz - 1993 - 660 pages
...measures to anticipate, prevent or minimize the causes of climate change and mitigate its adverse effects. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing such measures, taking into account that policies and...
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Environmental Ruin: The Crisis of Survival

Raj Mal Lodha - 1993 - 414 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific knowledge, certainly shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effecting measures to prevent...
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Responding to Global Warming: The Technology, Economics and Politics of ...

Peter Read, Peter Llewelyn Read - 1994 - 324 pages
...negotiations on an FCCC to begin without delay. In relation to the uncertainties the Statement said 'Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures.' - a turn of phrase which is...
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Negotiating Climate Change: The Inside Story of the Rio Convention

Irving M. Mintzer, J. Amber Leonard - 1994 - 412 pages
...measures to anticipate, prevent or minimize the causes of climate change and mitigate its adverse effects. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing such measures, taking into account that policies and...
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