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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... "
Negotiating Survival: Four Priorities After Rio - Page 75
by Richard N. Gardner - 1992 - 90 pages
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Building a New South Africa: Volume 3 Science and Technology Policy: A ...

Nelson Mandela, Marc Van Ameringen, David Kaplan - 1995 - 109 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 Use of Airspace and Outer Space for All Mankind in the 21st Century ...

Chia-Jui Cheng - 1995 - 353 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 certainly shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental...
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Risk reduction: Chemicals and energy into the 21st Century

Mervyn Richardson - 2002 - 612 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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Local Sustainability: Managing and Planning Ecologically Sound Places

Paul H. Selman, Professor Paul Selman - 1996 - 186 pages
...benefit of the public. • The precautionary principle (erring on the side of caution), which holds 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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Policy Making in an Era of Global Environmental Change

R. E. Munn, J. W. M. La Rivière, N. van Lookeren Campagne - 1996 - 225 pages
...Global change must therefore be taken seriously. Principle 15 of the 1992 Rio Declaration 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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Fair Trade and Harmonization: Prerequisites for Free Trade?, Volume 1

University Professor Senior Fellow in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations Jagdish N Bhagwati, Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Robert E. Hudec - 1996 - 598 pages
...to as the "precautionary principle." Principle 15 of the 1992 Rio Declaration, for example, 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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The Polar Regions and the Development of International Law

Donald R. Rothwell, Professor of International Law Donald R Rothwell - 1996 - 498 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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United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory ...

Jean-Pierre Lévy, Gunnar G. Schram - 1996 - 840 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 be not used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."...
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Greening International Institutions

Jacob Werksman - 1996 - 334 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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INSDE ISO 14000: The Competitive Advantage of Environmental Management

Donald Alford Sayre - 1996 - 248 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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