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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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International Law and the Conservation of Biological Diversity

Michael Bowman, Catherine Redgwell - 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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Les conflits de lois et de juridictions dans un espace économique intégré: l ...

432 pages
...principle is still unsettled, the core of which is reflected in Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration: "When 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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International Organization and Integration: Annotated Basic ..., Part 1

1997 - 1712 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities. ble institutions for the care of children. When considering solutions, due regard shall be p shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Law and the Environment: A Multidisciplinary Reader

Robert V. Percival, Dorothy C. Alevizatos - 1997 - 439 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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International Law Reports, Volume 106

E. Lauterpacht, C. J. Greenwood, A. G. Oppenheimer - 1997 - 832 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 costeffective measures to prevent environmental degradation."...
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Ecological Sustainability and Integrity: Concepts and Approaches

J. Lemons, L. Westra, Robert Goodland - 1997 - 316 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 damage.51...
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Environmental Protection: Text and Materials

Sue Elworthy, Jane Holder - 1997 - 489 pages
...justiciable law.23 In Principle 1 5 of the Rio Declaration the precautionary principle is expressed as: 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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Manual of European Environmental Law

Alexandre Kiss, Dinah Shelton - 1997 - 622 pages
...the precautionary principle is contained in principle 15 of the Rio Declaration which provides 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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Environmental and Health Risk Assessment and Management: Principles and ...

Paolo Ricci - 2005 - 480 pages
...15 of the United Nations Framework Conference on Environment and Development (1992). It 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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Una nuova etica per l'ambiente

Cosimo Quarta - 2006 - 273 pages
...environment, thè 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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