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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
edited by - 2011 - 266 pages
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Climate Change 2007 - Mitigation of Climate Change: Working Group III ...

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - 2007 - 851 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 to postpone such measures, taking into account that policies and measures to deal...
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Climate Change: What it Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren

Joseph F. DiMento, Pamela Doughman - 2007 - 217 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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The Suicidal Planet: How to Prevent Global Climate Catastrophe

Mayer Hillman, Tina Fawcett, Sudhir Chella Rajan - 2007 - 296 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" (Article 3.3). Precaution means that it is necessary...
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Climate Law in Australia

Tim Bonyhady, Peter Christoff - 2007 - 315 pages
...emissions, it was still adequate.53 The version of the principle that appears in NSW legislation is that: If 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.54 While Justice Pain...
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Deep-sea Biodiversity and Ecosystems: A Scoping Report on Their Socio ...

Sybille van den Hove, Vincent Moreau - 2007 - 84 pages
...O'Riordan and Cameron 7994; Stirling. 2007 and Harremoes et al, 2001 The Precautionary Principle states that: "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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The Mason Papers: Selected Articles and Speeches

Sir Anthony Mason, Geoffrey Lindell - 2007 - 442 pages
...approach.86 The IGAE essentially adopts principle 15 of the Rio Declaration, thus providing in clause 3.5.1 that 'where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation'. The IGAE...
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Biomedical Ethics for Engineers: Ethics and Decision Making in Biomedical ...

Daniel Vallero - 2011 - 408 pages
...change, do not apply this basic principle to research related to human life. This principle tells us that "where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing" measures to prevent a problem (from Principle 15 of the...
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Trust in Cooperative Risk Management: Uncertainty and Scepticism in the ...

Michael Siegrist, Timothy C. Earle, Heinz Gutscher - 2012 - 313 pages
...(European Commission, 2000). Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration (UNEP, 1992), for example, states that: 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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WTO Obligations and Opportunities: Challenges of Implementation

Koen Byttebier, Kim van der Borght - 2007 - 449 pages
...Precautionary Principle The precautionary principle is defined by the Rio Declaration, which specifies that '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'.56...
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Implementing the Precautionary Principle: Approaches from the Nordic ...

Nicolas de Sadeleer - 2007 - 432 pages
...In the reference to the precautionary approach in Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration, it is stated that: '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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