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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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The Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Analysis, Volume 5

Joseph L Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science Charles Tilly, PhD - 2006 - 869 pages
...principle. Probably the most cited version of the precautionary principle is the one in the Rio declaration: "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 Relations: The Path Not Taken

Thomas J. Schoenbaum - 2006 - 320 pages
...refers to the "precautionary approach" to protecting the global environment. This is the idea 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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An Introduction to Pollution Science

Roy M. Harrison - 2006 - 332 pages
...The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development 1992 referred to the precautionary approach 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 environment degradation."...
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Regulatory Frameworks for Water Resources Management: A Comparative Study

Salman M. A. Salman, Daniel D. Bradlow - 2006 - 198 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 Health Policy

Ball, David - 2006 - 283 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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Energy Law and the Environment

Rosemary Lyster, Adrian Bradbrook - 2006
...development and environmental needs of present and future generations. The precautionary approach is that, 'where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a 99 A/CONF. 151/26 (Vol III). reason for postponing cost-effective measures to...
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Environmental Science Class Xii : General Ed

Mani - 2006 - 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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Multinationals and Corporate Social Responsibility: Limitations and ...

Jennifer A. Zerk - 2006
...International Law, p. 83. 26 Birnie and Boyle, International Law and the Environment, pp. 104-5. 27 Ie '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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Environment, Inequality and Collective Action

Marcello Basili, Maurizio Franzini, Alessandro Vercelli - 2006 - 251 pages
...in regulatory policy. In the Rio Declaration (at the 1992 Earth Summit), for instance, it is stated: '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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Compendium of Land Use Laws for Sustainable Development

John R. Nolon - 2006 - 442 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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