Interpreting the Precautionary Principle
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Interpreting the Precautionary Principle by Timothy O'Riordan
Book DescriptionViewed from the perspective of environmental management, this study describes the implications and applications of the precautionary principle - a theory of avoiding risk even when its likelihood seems remote. This principle has been employed in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the North Atlantic Convention, yet it is not widely understood. This study examines the history and context of the principle, and its applications to law, governmental policies, business and investment, scientific research and international relations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853832000
(210mm x 134mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Timothy O'Riordan
Timothy O'Riordan is Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of East Anglia. James Cameron is a barrister, and a foundling Director of the Foundation for International Law and Development (FIELD).
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