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Record ID
112600
Status
Published
Date of creation
2017-10-12 15:43 UTC (ulrika.nilsson@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2017-10-17 17:36 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2017-10-17 17:36 UTC (manoela.miranda@cbd.int)

General Information
Title
Science for Environment Policy: The precautionary principle: decision-making under uncertainty
Author
University of the West of England/the European Commission
Organization(s) involved in the publication of this resource
The European Commission
Science for Environment Policy
DG Environment
The Science Communication Unit
Bristol, South West England
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone:+44 1179656261
Email:sfep.editorial@uwe.ac.uk
Url:Science for Environment Policy
Language(s)
  • English
Publication date
2017-09-01
Subject
Summary, abstract or table of contents
The Table of Content is as follows:

Introduction
1. Scientific uncertainty
2. Criticisms and responses
Case study: Scientific uncertainty and climate
change litigation
3. Precautionary principle in practice: application
in the EU
3.1 Scope for a more precautionary approach?
Case Study: How the UK Government has used
the precautionary principle
3.2 Contexts of application
3.3 Using the precautionary principle to manage
environmental risks from technologies in the EU
Case Study: The precautionary principle in
biodiversity management - Capercaillies in
the Black Forest
4. Conclusion

References
Figures and Tables
Thematic areas
Background material to the “Guidance on risk assessment of living modified organisms”
Pending validation for publication as a background material for the "Guidance on Risk Assessment of LMOs".
Is this document is recommend as background material for the “Guidance on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms”
Yes
Author affiliation
  • Government agency (National/federal)
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Report / Review / Fact sheet / Notes
Identifier
ISBN: 978-92-79-67015-2 and ISSN: 2363-278X
Publisher and its location
The European Commission
Rights
© European Union 2017
Format
24 page PDF file