The wandering interests of JamaOwl

The Precautionary Principle

From “Rodale’s Organic Life” magazine, July/August 2016 p. 89

“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.”

This statement if originally from “The Rio Declaration: Principle 15 – the Precautionary Approach”.

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