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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... "
Management Planning for Nature Conservation: A Theoretical Basis & Practical ... - Page 229
by Mike Alexander - 2007 - 426 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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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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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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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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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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Environmental Ruin: The Crisis of Survival

Raj Mal Lodha - 1993 - 400 pages
...substances that cause severe environmental degradation or are found to be harmful to human health. 15) In order to protect the environment, the precautionary...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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International Conventions on Protection of Humanity and Environment

GŁnter Hoog, Angela Steinmetz - 1993 - 628 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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All Our People

..."precautionary approach," as the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development urged in Principle 15: "Where there are threats of serious or irreversible...postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."147 Excessive Exploitation of Nonrenewable Resources But today there is widespread agreement...
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The Oceans and Environmental Security: Shared U.S. And Russian Perspectives

James Broadus, Raphael V. Vartanov, Rafaėlʹ Vramovich Vartanov - 1994 - 328 pages
...activities that may adversely affect the marine environment. As expressed in Principle 15 of UNCED, "Where there are threats of serious or irreversible...scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effect measures to prevent environmental degradation." Similarly, the requirement for...
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