Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing The Precautionary Principle: Carolyn Raffensperger, Joel Tickner, Wes Jackson

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. It explains the functions of the principle in activities as diverse as agriculture and manufacturing, how to know when precautionary action is needed and who decides what action will (or will not) be taken.


Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice
Public Health

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