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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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NGO Diplomacy: The Influence of Nongovernmental Organizations in ...

Michele M. Betsill, Elisabeth Corell - 2007 - 264 pages
...notable inclusion in Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, which states: "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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Trade in Food: Regulatory and Judicial Approaches in the EC and the WTO

Alberto Alemanno - 2007 - 540 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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The Human Rights Reader: Major Political Essays, Speeches, and Documents ...

Micheline Ishay - 2007 - 559 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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Management Planning for Nature Conservation: A Theoretical Basis & Practical ...

Mike Alexander - 2007 - 426 pages
...geographical unit, potential value, intrinsic appeal. The description of something that we want to achieve. 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 Protection, Law and Policy: Text and Materials

Jane Holder, Maria Lee - 2007
...definition of the precautionary principle found in the Rio Declaration is perhaps the most commonly cited: '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.'14...
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Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Paul Weirich - 2007 - 272 pages
...environment, namely, the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development. It states the principle this way: "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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Democratizing Technology: Risk, Responsibility and the Regulation of Chemicals

Anne Chapman - 2007 - 191 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capability. 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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Marxism and Environmental Crises

David Layfield - 2008 - 195 pages
...develop what ecologists have called a precautionary principle. According to the 1992 Earth Summit: 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 to prevent environmental damage, (quoted by...
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Multilateral Environmental Agreements: State of Affairs and Developments, 2008

Philip J. J. Drost - 2008 - 612 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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Oil, gas and other energ...: A Primer

Albert Legault
...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..." 9 Liquified Natural Gas In 2005 natural gas made...
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