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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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State Constitutions for the Twenty-first Century, Volume 3: The ..., Volume 3

G. Alan Tarr, Robert F. Williams - 2012 - 380 pages
...example, the Rio Declaration explicitly urges a "precautionary approach" to scientific uncertainty: "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."64...
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Global Cooperation: Challenges and Opportunities in the Twenty-first Century

Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel - 2006 - 234 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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Water Management: 8th Report of Session 2005-06, Volume 1

Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Science and Technology Committee - 2006 - 160 pages
...environment, the precautionary principle 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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A Model for Communication about Biotechnology

Bev France, John K. Gilbert - 2006 - 112 pages
...example, the use of the 'precautionary principle' by both sides of the genetic engineering debate: 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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Chemicals in the Environment: Assessing and Managing Risk

Ronald E. Hester, R. M. Harrison, Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain) - 2006 - 158 pages
...principle' , as do many other bodies. 4.2 The Precautionary Principle The precautionary principle says: '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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Prediction or Prophecy?: The Boundaries of Economic Foreknowledge and Their ...

Gregor Betz - 2007 - 280 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 Maritime Organisations and Their Contribution Towards a ...

Peter Ehlers, Rainer Lagoni - 2006 - 315 pages
...core of the principle is best reflected in Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration of 1992 which reads: ,,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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Protecting the Marine Environment from Land-based Sources of Pollution ...

Daud Hassan - 2006 - 233 pages
...Environmental measures must anticipate, prevent and attack the causes of environmental degradation. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific 48 Alheritiere, D., Environmental Impact Assessment and Agricultural Development: A Comparative Study;...
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Numbers: A Population Reduction Proposal

Rob Ord - 2006 - 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 369 See also Hirsch, WZ Law and Economy: an Introductory Analysis (3rd Edn) (New York: Associated Press,...
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Climate Change 2007 - Mitigation of Climate Change: Working Group III ...

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - 2007 - 851 pages
...to mitigation. Precautionary Principle A provision under Article 3 of the UNFCCC, stipulating that the parties should take precautionary measures to...scientific certainty should not be used as a reason to postpone such measures, taking into account that policies and measures to deal with climate change...
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