What are the core ideas behind the Precautionary Principle?

  • E. Persson
  • Published 2016 in The Science of the total environment

Abstract

The Precautionary Principle is both celebrated and criticized. It has become an important principle for decision making, but it is also subject to criticism. One problem that is often pointed out with the principle is that is not clear what it actually says and how to use it. I have taken on this problem by performing an analysis of some of the most… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.034

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