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Implementing the Precautionary Principle

Perspectives And Prospects

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Published by Edward Elgar Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Precautionary principle,
  • Environmental risk assessment,
  • Political Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Public,
  • Environmental,
  • Environmental law, International

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJudith S. Jones (Editor), Rene Von Schomberg (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8959656M
    ISBN 101845427025
    ISBN 109781845427023


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Implementing the Precautionary Principle: Approaches from the Nordic Countries, EU and USA. This chapter attempts to set the scene for this book on the rise of the precautionary principle in the environmental legislation of the Nordic countries, chiefly by explaining the status of the principle in European Community (EC) law and the manner in which it might influence further developments in those countries.1 Hence, this chapter will serve as a baseline against which other authors may Author: Nicolas de Sadeleer.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Wes Jackson. Implementing the Precautionary Principle Perspectives and Prospects Edited by Elizabeth Fisher Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, UK Judith Jones. Implementing the precautionary principle: perspectives and prospects / Elizabeth Fisher, Judith Jones and Rene von Schomberg The precautionary principle and its normative challenges / Rene von Schomberg The role of science and precaution in environmental and public health policy / Joel Tickner and David Kriebel Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing The Precautionary Principle.

The Precautionary Principle is seen by environmentalists and public health experts as the key to protecting ecological and human health. This book describes the scientific and philosophical foundations of the principle of precautionary action.5/5(2). Introduction. The precautionary principle articulates a basis for taking action in cases with insufficient scientific understanding, including extreme complexity, especially when outcomes are irreversible and/or widespread (deFur, ).The connection among environmental and issues such as health and societal infrastructure extends the application to a broader field, but here we focus on Cited by: Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing The Precautionary Principle.

When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically. Show Less Implementing the Precautionary Principle Perspectives and Prospects Edited by Elizabeth Fisher, Judith Jones and René von Schomberg.

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Get this from a library. Implementing the precautionary principle: perspectives and prospects. [Elizabeth Fisher; Judith S Jones; René von Schomberg;] -- This challenging book takes a broad and thought-provoking look at the precautionary principle and its implementation, or potential implementation, in a number of fields.

In particular, it explores. Implementing the Precautionary Principle: Perspectives And Prospects. Edward Elgar Publishing, Northampton, Massachusetts. Address the challenges of implementing the precautionary principle in public policy that directs decision-making.

Several chapter address specific topics that might incorporate the precautionary principle. Implementing the Precautionary Principle does not mean that current decision-making tools, such as risk assessment and cost-benefit analysis, are discarded. It does mean, however, that these tools are used to inform decision-making in order to protect health and the environment, rather than to make decisions themselves.

Get this from a library. Protecting public health & the environment: implementing the precautionary principle. [Carolyn Raffensperger; Joel A Tickner;] -- "When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established.

While the precautionary principle has been very influential, no generally accepted definition of it exists and critics charge that it is incoherent or hopelessly vague.

This book presents and defends an interpretation of the precautionary principle from the perspective of philosophy of science, looking particularly at how it connects to. The precautionary principle (or precautionary approach) is a broad epistemological, philosophical and legal approach to innovations with potential for causing harm when extensive scientific knowledge on the matter is emphasizes caution, pausing and review before leaping into new innovations that may prove disastrous.

Critics argue that it is vague, self-cancelling, unscientific and. Implementing the precautionary principle Peter *, Michelle Kaszuba Center for Environmental Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, P.O.

BoxRichmond, VAUSA Received 26 July ; accepted 20 November Abstract. Known as the Wingspread Conference on Implementing the Precautionary Principle, the workshop focused on understanding the contexts under which the principle developed, its basis, and how it could be implemented.

Protecting Public Health and the Environment is an outgrowth of that conference. The book. The precautionary principle has been adopted in a variety of forms at international, European Union and national level and applied in an increasing number of sectors. The Precautionary Principle; A Retrospective Volume 23 (1) January “When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.” The Author: Kayhla Cornell.

Carolyn E. Raffensperger is an environmental lawyer and the executive director of the Science & Environmental Health Network, as well as being a leading expert on the Precautionary has authored a number of papers and publications, as well as being featured in a number of notable magazines.

Raffensperger was also a state field representative for the Sierra mater: Wheaton College; Northwestern University. This principle is applied in the context of human activities on the environment and human health. In U.S the precautionary principle is not expressly mentioned in any laws or policies.

Despite U.S. acceptance of the precautionary principle in international treaties and other statements, little work has been done to implement this principle. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxvi, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Origin, status and effects of the precautionary principle / Nicolas de Sadeleer --The precautionary principle in European Community health and environment law: sword or shield for the Nordic countries?/ Nicolas de Sadeleer --Denmark / Ellen Margrethe Basse --Finland / Erki Hollo - .This challenging book takes a broad and thought-provoking look at the precautionary principle and its implementation, or potential implementation, in a number of fields.

In particular, the essays within the book explore the challenges faced by public decision-making processes when applying the precautionary principle, including its role in risk.