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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... "
Pesticide Risk Assessment in Rice Paddies: Theory and Practice - Page 34
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Environmental Ruin: The Crisis of Survival

Raj Mal Lodha - 1993 - 400 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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Negotiating Climate Change: The Inside Story of the Rio Convention

Irving M. Mintzer, J. Amber Leonard - 1994 - 392 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 measures to deal...
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Responding to Global Warming: The Technology, Economics and Politics of ...

Peter Read, Peter Llewelyn Read - 1994 - 304 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 embodied in the...
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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 damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."147...
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The Earth Summit, ECO 92: Different Visions

Earth Council - 1994 - 336 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 not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Environmental Diplomacy : Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements ...

Lawrence E. Susskind Professor of Urban and Environmental Studies and Director of the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program MIT - 1994 - 216 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 not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."...
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Sustaining Export-Oriented Development: Ideas from East Asia

Professor of Economics Ross Garnaut, Ross Garnaut, Enzo Grilli, James Riedel, Maree Tait - 1995 - 383 pages
...suggested by the OECD indicate the kind of thinking in its committees: • precautionary principle: 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; • priority of prevention:...
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The United Nations at Age Fifty: A Legal Perspective

Christian Tomuschat - 1995 - 327 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 . . . ." The degree to which each of these emerging principles...
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Environmental policy: from regulation to economic instruments

1995 - 125 pages
...the Ministerial Declaration of the Second World Climate Conference, footnote 11, supra, at p. 536): "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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Environmental Soil Biology

M. Wood - 1995 - 150 pages
...efficiently should improve. Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development states: "Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing costeffective measures to prevent environmental degradation"....
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