The Precautionary Principle in the 20th Century

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The Precautionary Principle is widely seen as fundamental to successful policies for sustainability. It has been cited in international courts and trade disputes between the US and the EU, and invoked in an growing range of political debates. Understanding what it can and cannot achieve is therefore crucial.This volume looks back over the last century to examine the role the Principle played or could have played, in a range of major and avoidable public disasters. Among the studies it examines are: asbestos and asbestosis, ...

The Precautionary Principle in the 20th Century 2002, Earthscan Publications, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781853838934

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The Precautionary Principle in the 20th Century 2002, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781853838927

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