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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... "
Global Warming: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the ... - Page 34
by United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power - 1992 - 192 pages
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Impacts of Disasters on Environment and Development: International Cooperation

M. A. Pramanik - 1993 - 45 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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International Conventions on Protection of Humanity and Environment

GŁnter Hoog, Angela Steinmetz - 1993 - 628 pages
...Noting also that where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to avoid or minimize such a threat, Noting further that the fundamental requirement...
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Environmental Ruin: The Crisis of Survival

Raj Mal Lodha - 1993 - 400 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 knowledge, certainly shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effecting measures to prevent...
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Monocultures of the Mind: Perspectives on Biodiversity and Biotechnology

Vandana Shiva - 1993 - 184 pages
...Noting also that where there is a threat of significant reduction or loss of biological diversity, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to avoid or minimize such a threat, Noting further that the fundamental requirement...
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Negotiating Climate Change: The Inside Story of the Rio Convention

Irving M. Mintzer, J. Amber Leonard - 1994 - 392 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...be used as a reason for postponing such measures, taking into account that policies and measures to deal with climate change should be cost-effective...
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Responding to Global Warming: The Technology, Economics and Politics of ...

Peter Read, Peter Llewelyn Read - 1994 - 304 pages
...negotiations on an FCCC to begin without delay. In relation to the uncertainties the Statement said 'Where there are threats of serious or irreversible...scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures.' - a turn of phrase which is embodied in the FCCC.5 This response...
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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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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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Knowledge and Inquiry: Essays on the Pragmatism of Isaac Levi

Erik J. Olsson - 2006 - 384 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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Water: A Shared Responsibility

World Water Assessment Programme (United Nations) - 2006 - 584 pages
...applied, meaning that when? there are threats of serious or irreversible damage to the environment, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing cost effective measures to prevent environmental degradation (from European Environmental...
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