Miljønyt, 35, 1999

Precautionary Principle


This conference report focuses on the meaning and application of the precautionary principle: How much care is needed if scientific uncertainty arises about an action which could have a detrimental effect on the environment? The debate tries to clarify this question, and the presenters address the issue form a number of different angles: administrative, technical and economical, and social. This publication presents the contributions made during the conference, gives short summaries and extracts of the debate and question time.

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