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" In order to protect the 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 not be used as a reason... "
The Regulatory Challenge of Biotechnology: Human Genetics, Food and Patents - Page 134
edited by - 2007 - 290 pages
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Ethics & Climate Change: The Greenhouse Effect

Frederick Kenneth Hare, Calgary Institute for the Humanities - 1993 - 199 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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Persistent Organic Pollutants

Heidelore Fiedler - 2002 - 445 pages
...Development (Agenda 21) where it was identified. Principle 15 states that "lack of full scientific consensus shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environment degradation" where "there are threats of serious or irreversible damage". To meet the objective,...
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International Organizations and the Law of the Sea 1994: Documentary ...

Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea - 1996 - 912 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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Coral Reef Ecosystems Research and Protection: Joint Hearing ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Environment - 1992 - 192 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied to states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible...cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation. While this Principle initially sounds laudable, the way the statement is worded, it is not clear if...
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Coral Reef Ecosystems Research and Protection: Joint Hearing ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Environment - 1992 - 192 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied to states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible...cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation. 74 While this Principle initially sounds laudable, the way the statement is worded, it is not clear...
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Technologies for a Greenhouse-Constrained Society

Michael A. Kuliasha, Alexander Zucker - 1992 - 928 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, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power - 1992 - 192 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 - 415 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 - 90 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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Impacts of Disasters on Environment and Development: International Cooperation

M. A. Pramanik - 1993 - 45 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible...costeffective measures to prevent environmental degradation. Principle 16: National authorities should endeavor to promote the internalization of environmental...
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