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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... "
Global Warming: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the ... - Page 34
by United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power - 1992 - 192 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...be used as a reason for postponing such measures, taking into account that policies and measures to deal with climate change should be cost-effective...
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Global Climate Change and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion: Hearing Before the ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Protection - 1991 - 79 pages
...among parties and cooperation among all nations. 12) take a precautionary approach, reaffirming that lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures that are commensurate with the expected extent and likelihood of any adverse impact...
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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...be used as a reason for postponing such measures, taking into account that policies and measures to deal with climate change should be cost-effective...
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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...scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation' (Nr.7). The above mentioned points (comprehensive...
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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...scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation." They also confirmed that the challenge of...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival

Shridath S. Ramphal - 1992 - 291 pages
..."anticipate, prevent and attack" the causes of environmental degradation, they declared. Where there were threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of...scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing preventive measures. The conference expressed support for policies to make prices, particularly...
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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 damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be 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 damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Biodiversity and International Law: The Effectiveness of International ...

A. S. Bilderbeek, Simone Bilderbeek, Ankie Wijgerde, Netty van Schaik - 1992 - 213 pages
...the essence of biodiversity. accept that "where there are threats or serious or irreversibel damange, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation". Similarly, if we are serious about the implementation,...
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Biological Diversity and Genetic Resources: The Programme of the ...

Biological Diversity & Genetic Resources Project, Promila Kapoor-Vijay - 1992 - 145 pages
...Noting also that where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to avoid or minimise such a threat, Noting further that the fundamental requirement...
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