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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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Non-Bayesian Decision Theory: Beliefs and Desires as Reasons for Action

Martin Peterson - 2008 - 170 pages
...that the precautionary principle should be applied if there is a lack of 'full scientific certainty': 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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Fisheries Management in Australia

Daryl Peter McPhee - 2008 - 257 pages
...defines the precautionary principle as: "Where there are threats of serious or irreversible environmental damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent environmental degradation." The IGAE also identifies that in the application...
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Biodiversity Conservation, Law and Livelihoods: Bridging the North-South ...

Michael I. Jeffery, Jeremy Firestone, Karen Bubna-Litic - 2008
...http://www.4.worldbank.org/legal/legen/legen-biosafety.html. 12 Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration 1992 defines it as: "where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation."...
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Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas: The IMO's Role in Protecting Vulnerable ...

Markus J. Kachel - 2008 - 376 pages
...evolving.134 In the international arena, its legal meaning is highly contentious.135 It generally states that "[w]here 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."136...
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Deliberative Democracy for the Future: The Case of Nuclear Waste ..., Volume 29

Genevieve Fuji Johnson - 2008 - 169 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.103...
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Dispute Settlement Reports 2006: Volume 4, Pages 1249-1754

World Trade Organization - 2008 - 510 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 Future Control of Food: A Guide to International Negotiations and Rules ...

Geoff Tansey, Tasmin Rajotte - 2008 - 266 pages
...Declaration, which contains perhaps the most frequently cited definition of the precautionary principle: '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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Are biofuels sustainable?: first report of session 2007-08, Vol. 2 ..., Volume 2

Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environmental Audit Committee - 2008 - 209 pages
...applied, meaning that where 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. 27. For background information...
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Multilateral Environmental Agreements: State of Affairs and Developments, 2008

Philip J. J. Drost - 2008 - 612 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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