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... of "environmentally sound" disposal; (48) the gutting and discarding of the precautionary principle which reads that where there is a threat to human health or the environment, the lack of full scientific ...
Monday, 11 August 2008
... and discarding of the precautionary principle which reads where there is a threat to human health or the environment, the lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing ...
Sunday, 03 August 2008
... Under the Convention on Biological Diversity, there is an obligation to conserve biodiversity and carbon sinks and to invoke the precautionary principle: "...where there is a threat of significant reduction ...
Thursday, 05 June 2008
... waste generation, reconstruction after acts of violent interventions etc.; 46. To counter the deniers of the issue of climate change by citing the precautionary principle contained in the legally ...
Tuesday, 03 June 2008
2008 May 29 Harper, Canada and Biodiversity: Time to dispel the myths, not perpetuate them: PEJ News- Joan Russow (PhD) - Global Compliance Research Project - In a CBC report, the following ...
Thursday, 29 May 2008
... of the Convention on Biodiversity IN 1992, Canada has continually played the role of protecting the interests of Agribusiness. For example, Canada has failed to invoke the precautionary principle which ...
Tuesday, 27 May 2008
... argued that production, planting, and distribution of genetically engineered food and crops was in violation of the “precautionary Principle” which both Canada and the US were attempting to ...
Monday, 19 May 2008
... enhance and "to document carbon sinks", to reduce Greenhouse gas emissions, and to invoke the precautionary principle which reads that where there is a threat of climate change, the lack of full scientific ...
Friday, 02 May 2008
... the goals and targets, consequently, shall be reassessed in the light of the precautionary, anticipatory principle, and other principles such as those advocated by the Zero Toxics Alliance in their Statement ...
Monday, 21 April 2008
... the precautionary principle, the reducing of the ecological footprint, the preventing of the transfer to other states of substances or activities that are harmful to the environment or to human health ...
Monday, 21 April 2008
... objectives of the Convention is the conservation of biological diversity. In the preamble there is affirmed the precautionary principle. “ where there is a threat of significant reduction ...
Thursday, 27 March 2008
... to enhance and "to document carbon sinks", to reduce Greenhouse gas emissions, and to invoke the precautionary principle which reads that where there is a threat of climate change, the lack of full scientific ...
Saturday, 02 February 2008
... called for the invoking of the precautionary principle which reads: The Parties should take precautionary measures to anticipate, prevent or minimize the causes of climate change and mitigate its adverse ...
Saturday, 15 December 2007
... sound agricultural practices v.     instituting the fair and just transition principle for farmers and communities Noting That the precautionary principle affirms that, where there is a threat ...
Friday, 02 November 2007
... precautionary principle affirms that, where there is a threat to human health or to the environment, the lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2007
... of the Convention were bound to invoke the precautionary principle which affirmed that governments should take precautionary measures to anticipate, prevent, or minimize the causes of climate change and ...
Sunday, 23 September 2007
... the stipulating of a new definition for a term that would jeopardize one's own argument. In the Rio Declaration the following precautionary principle was advocated: Where there are threats ...
Sunday, 16 September 2007
... change, and reaffirming theprecautionary principle which was enunciated in both the RioDeclaration on Environment and Development and in the FrameworkConvention on Climate Change. (5) "The Climate ...
Wednesday, 22 August 2007
... precautionary principle contained in the legally binding Framework Convention on Climate Change; Which reads that where there is a threat of climate change, the lack of full scientific certainty ...
Wednesday, 22 August 2007
... will counter the doubters of the issue of climate change by citing the precautionary principle contained in the legally binding Framework Convention on Climate Change; Which reads that where there ...
Wednesday, 08 August 2007
... change, and reaffirming the precautionary principle which was enunciated in both the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development and in the Framework Convention on Climate Change. (5) "The Climate ...
Wednesday, 01 August 2007
... is possible under provincial legislation or by lobbying the federal government to implement what is possible under federal legislation: • To invoke the precautionary principle to justify ...
Tuesday, 31 July 2007
... on Climate Change on the anthropogenic causes of climate change, and reaffirming the precautionary principle which was enunciated in both the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development and in the Framework ...
Sunday, 29 July 2007
... “environmentally sound” disposal; (46) the gutting and discarding of the precautionary principle which reads where there is a threat to human health or the environment, the lack of ...
Sunday, 17 June 2007
... of the precautionary principle which reads where there is a threat to human health or the environment, the lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent ...
Saturday, 16 June 2007
...  The Framework Convention on Climate Change Convention came into force in the spring of 1993. Under the Convention, the signatories of the Convention were bound to invoke the precautionary principle ...
Monday, 04 June 2007
... as legitimizing an act of revenge, where the precautionary principle has been revamped as legitimization for pre- emptive/ preventive aggressive attack, and the "responsibility to protect" ...
Thursday, 22 February 2007
... prevented if the asbestos industry had observed the precautionary principle. Even now it is not certain that the industry and Europe have learned the lesson. As country after country banned asbestos, manufacturers ...
Sunday, 21 January 2007
... Climate Change, but denied as a myth by so-called scientists who were funded primarily by the fossil fuel industry. These scientists ignored that the precautionary principle was an integral part of the ...
Thursday, 18 January 2007
... crisis that could have been prevented with a responsible application of the precautionary principle.Please stop chasing the 'almighty dollar' (as Prime Minister Harper put it recently) in China, ...
Sunday, 14 January 2007
... gutted and discarded the precautionary principle (xl) failed to prevent the transfer to other states of substances and activities that are harmful to human health or the environment (xli) produced, ...
Thursday, 04 January 2007
... Convention on Climate Change of which the Kyoto Protocol is a part, there is the affirmation of the precautionary principle ?The Parties should take precautionary measures to anticipate, prevent ...
Monday, 18 December 2006
... of the Agreement. The Framework Convention on Climate Change Convention came into force in the spring of 1993. Under the Convention, the signatories of the Convention were bound to invoke the precautionary ...
Thursday, 14 December 2006
2006 December 6 Enforce the Precautionary principle: genetically engineered foods, including the Terminator gene, should be banned  PEJnews- Joan Russow (PhD) Global Compliance Research Project ...
Wednesday, 06 December 2006
... on Biological Diversity, and thus to identify biodiversity, conserve biodiversity, and implement the precautionary principle to prevent the loss or reduction of biodiversity, (58) to protect Endangered ...
Saturday, 02 December 2006
... than Canada pressuring the European union, to accept genetically engineered food and crops, Canada must implement the precautionary principle and ban all genetically engineered food and crops. For ...
Friday, 24 November 2006
... 31: "One of the great failings of our society is our persistent refusal to act according to the precautionary principle when it comes to toxins in our environment. As far back as 1964 the World Health ...
Monday, 20 November 2006
... Saying it was a ?precautionary measure? because of high turbidity at our Bainbridge Lake reservoir, they advised us to boil water for drinking, washing food and dishes, brushing teeth, and all water used ...
Saturday, 18 November 2006
As Nature Dies

(International/Justice News)
... for their time in the estuary and beyond, and are tiny, about 0.52 grams. Just the use of the "precautionary principle," where the onus of safety would have been on the fish farmers, would have prevented ...
Monday, 30 October 2006
... mandate of protecting the public interest.? Implement the Precautionary Principle when there is insufficient knowledge about a potentially harmful new substance. "As a former pediatrician, I'm aware ...
Sunday, 17 September 2006
J'Accuse! Sauvez la Terre!

(Canada/Earth News)
... reduce the issue to where we can see that a solution only awaits our willingness to adopt it. I'm speaking of what the lawyers call the "onus of proof." Precautionary principle Does it not strike you ...
Thursday, 17 August 2006
... atomic waste, gutted and discarded the precautionary principle and failed to prevent the transfer to other states of substances and activities that are harmful to human health or the environment as agreed ...
Friday, 19 May 2006
... Exercise Trident Fury. Affirming that the Exercise Trident fury violates the precautionary principle and displays blatant dereliction of duty and gross negligence on the part of the government; ...
Monday, 15 May 2006
... US is rattling its sabers, even contemplating using nuclear devices against Iran. The Exercise Trident Fury also violates the long standing principle of international law: the precautionary principle, ...
Friday, 12 May 2006
... environmental, psychological and health consequences of Exercise Trident Fury. - Affirming that the Exercise Trident fury violates the precautionary principle and displays blatant dereliction of ...
Wednesday, 10 May 2006
... with the precautionary principle. www.PEJ.org Open letter to the Honourable Gordon O?Connor, Minister of Defence Citizens in Victoria are deeply concerned about the ...
Sunday, 07 May 2006
... with serious concern the potential short-term and long-term environmental, psychological and health consequences of Exercise Trident Fury. - Affirming that the Exercise Trident fury violates the precautionary ...
Saturday, 06 May 2006
... shore drilling for oil. (vii) to subsidize practices that undermine the1992 international commitments to socially equitable and environmentally sound development, as well as to the "precautionary ...
Sunday, 30 April 2006
... signatories of the Convention were bound to invoke the precautionary principle which affirmed that governments should take precautionary measures to anticipate, prevent, or minimize the causes of climate ...
Friday, 07 April 2006
...  Although the meeting "reaffirmed" the fragile UN moratorium on Terminator, new recommendations adopted in Granada now may be used to block the CBD's precautionary approach when governments meet in ...
Monday, 30 January 2006
... Neither the Romanian goverenment nor Monsanto applied the precautionary principle in assessing the impact of these crops in agriculture. Berlin, Germany, 11 January 2006 Greenpeace today, joined ...
Sunday, 15 January 2006
... enforceable legislation(yes, no, allow a free vote, undecided, don't know)b. Would your party implement the precautionary principle as agreed in the Rio Declaration (UN Conference on the Environment ...
Saturday, 07 January 2006
...  the principle of state equality. Opposing the current Peace Building Advisory Committee which is dominated by the United States (x) Invoking the precautionary principle which states that where  ...
Thursday, 29 December 2005
... agreed to environmental principles, such as the precautionary principle, which could have prevented the introduction of many substances and practices harmful to human health and the environment. ...
Friday, 25 November 2005
...  The European Union as well as California and Maine plan to ban certain types of PBDEs by 2006 as a precautionary approach, until more is known about the health effects. In 2004, Canada took a precautionary ...
Thursday, 10 November 2005
... loss Or reduction of biodiversity, and would contribute to climate change. (b) Precautionary principle Since 1972, the essence of the precautionary principle was agreed to by the global ...
Wednesday, 12 October 2005
2005 World Summit must move towards implementing the precautionary principle The global community is living with the consequences of misapplication of the precautionary principle. Actions to prevent ...
Tuesday, 13 September 2005
... biopiracy and theft of the genetic material and knowledge of farmers, peasants, and indigenous peoples;Noting That the precautionary principle affirms that, where there is a threat to human health or to ...
Sunday, 14 August 2005
Urban Legend: Precaution and Cholera in Peru RACHEL'S ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH NEWS #823  - Peter Montague & Tim Montague - August 4, 2005 - Anyone who is paying attention to the "precautionary ...
Tuesday, 09 August 2005
Science Under Siege

(International/Earth News)
... as usual' and set us on a new precautionary path. The Los Angeles Times reported July 11 that allegations of faked scientific findings increased 50% between 2003 and 2004.[1] But the Times also noted ...
Thursday, 21 July 2005
... common law, the precautionary principle, the US government has displayed contempt for this principle which is vital to the quality of life through removing threats to human health and the environment. ...
Monday, 27 June 2005
... (Art. 26.3.a.ii, Agenda 21, UNCED, 1992); (xiv) to invoke the precautionary principle which affirms that, in the case of potential environmental damage, it is not necessary to wait for scientific certainty ...
Sunday, 26 June 2005
... system based the Precautionary Principle,[39,40] campaign goals might include: 1. enacting such an approach around a specific local issue, and 2. taking concrete steps to position the movement for a national ...
Monday, 30 May 2005
... signed ( June 1992) and ratified (December, 1992) the Framework Convention on Climate Change . Under this Convention, there was a clear adoption of the precautionary principle - where there was a threat ...
Friday, 13 May 2005
Iran War

(International/PEJ Events)
The word on the street is that Bush plans to go into Iran in June. This is based on the "precautionary principle" a term the Bush administration has taken from the enviromental community and turned ...
Tuesday, 10 May 2005
Nanotechnology and the Precautionary Principle By Peter Montague -- May 5/05 (RACHEL'S ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH NEWS #816) Nanotechnology -- or nanotech, for short -- is a new approachto industrial ...
Thursday, 05 May 2005
... very weak and dangerous "Statement of Canadian Practice on Seismic Noise in the Marine Environment". The proposed regulations in this document ignore current science, violate the precautionary approach ...
Tuesday, 12 April 2005
... (the polluter bears the costs of pollution) or the precautionary principle (carry out environmental assessments to identify adverse impacts and eliminate any potential harms from a project before it is ...
Saturday, 09 April 2005
... waters, the very weak and dangerous "Statement of Canadian Practice on Seismic Noise in the Marine Environment". The proposed regulations in this document ignore current science, violate the precautionary ...
Tuesday, 05 April 2005
... convention on climate change is the Precautionary Principle- where there is threat of climate change. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty should ...
Sunday, 03 April 2005
... The proposed regulations in this document ignore current science, violate the precautionary approach of our Oceans Act, will put the health of marine life at serious risk, and will act as a "foot in the ...
Thursday, 31 March 2005
Turning the Tide: the Truth on Toxins

(International/Justice News)
... the precautionary principle  putting ourhealth and the environment before corporate profits. Please go online and read more...http://www.wildernesscommittee.org/campaigns/species/marine/orca/reports/Vol24No02 ...
Wednesday, 02 March 2005
UN Ban Endures on Terminator Seeds

(International/Earth News)
... place, he says.>>The precautionary moratorium was first instituted at a Convention on >Biological Diversity (CBD) conference in 1998 over fears about the >technology's impact on agricultural ...
Tuesday, 15 February 2005
... environmental hazards that pose a growing threat to health, especially in poor regions and communities; apply a precautionary approach, as agreed to in the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, ...
Monday, 07 February 2005
NEVER AGAIN: CIRCULATING AND BERTHING

(International/Justice News)
... and is essential to integrated disaster management? . The Convention also affirmed the commitment to developing Disaster prevention is also closely linked to the precautionary principle which reads: ...
Sunday, 09 January 2005
... advise patients to avoid aluminum based on the precautionary principle, and she takes steps to avoid it in her personal life. “We don’t know what causes Alzheimer’s, but why not stay ...
Sunday, 09 January 2005
... the ALR is a precious reserve and the precautionary principle should be first and foremost in the minds of commissioners.? Info: Carole Christopher, (SPEC) 604-736-7732 From: Ivan Bulic ...
Friday, 10 December 2004
... the application of the precautionary principle - a long-standing principle of international customary law to all levels of threats to true security.WHY DID THE PANEL NOT BUILD ON THE DECLARATION ON THE ...
Tuesday, 07 December 2004
... precautionary principle (where there is a threat to human health or the environment, the lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing measures to prevent the threat). ...
Tuesday, 26 October 2004
... Protocol * Gutted the precautionary principle which reads where there is a threat to health and the environment, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used to postpone measures to prevent ...
Saturday, 11 September 2004
Drilling into a cross-border treaty

(International/Justice News)
... citing the potential risk to migratory fish and applying what has become known as the precautionary principle: "When any proposed development project has been shown to create an identified risk of transboundary ...
Monday, 23 August 2004
... that contribute to the pollution of water - To establish a national program that prevents the release of untreated sewage into water bodies - To invoke the precautionary principle as a fundamental ...
Wednesday, 28 July 2004
Never Again; nuclear vessel "visits"

(International/Justice News)
... to integrated disaster management? . The Convention also affirmed the commitment to developing Disaster prevention is also closely linked to the precautionary principle which reads: where there is ...
Wednesday, 28 July 2004
... Prohibiting the circulating and berthing of nuclear powered, and nuclear arms capable vessels in Nova Scotia and British Columbia,(xii) Invoking the precautionary principle which states that were there ...
Sunday, 13 June 2004
Sounds of Self-interested Silence

(International/Justice News)
... out the best out of the believers of sound science. They use an obvious uncertainty, regarding a phenomenon that the world can best predict and take precautionary action against, to argue that not enough ...
Friday, 26 March 2004
... A lack of certainty does not justify inaction - the precautionary principle must be applied. Because of its complexity, global environmental change is often gradual until critical thresholds are passed, ...
Friday, 12 March 2004
EARTH EDITOR SPECIAL -- The Earth Charter

(International/Justice News)
... and fossil fuels in ways that minimize depletion and cause no serious environmental damage. 6. Prevent harm as the best method of environmental protection and, when knowledge is limited, apply a precautionary ...
Thursday, 04 March 2004
The Corporation and March 2004 Calendar

(International/Justice News)
... to assess the risks to wildlife and marine species, but this is no reason to keep the moratorium. Curious logic, this; certainly not the precautionary principle; maybe the dogmatory principle? Something ...
Wednesday, 03 March 2004
Haiti: US Sponsored Coup d'Etat

(International/Justice News)
... Times, 20 Feb 2004). US Special Forces are already in the country. Washington had announced that three US naval vessels "have been put o­n standby to go to Haiti as a precautionary measure". The Saipan ...
Monday, 01 March 2004
... generations, and to invoking the precautionary principle (Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage from climate change, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used ...
Wednesday, 07 August 2019
... Biodiversity, failure to carry out an environmental assessment, and failure to invoke the precautionary principles and protect carbon sinks • Canada, through B.C. 's not fulfilling its duty to identify, ...
Monday, 08 April 2019
... certain scientific publications.  For the sake of food security for present and future generations: (i) this collusion must end; (ii) the precautionary principle must be invoked, (iv) genetically engineered ...
Friday, 15 June 2018
... socially equitable ecologically sound renewable energy,   In addition the Trudeau.Inc expansion  would contribute to the violation  the precautionary principle ...
Friday, 01 June 2018
... First Nations, and that some of these effects could not be mitigated. At this point, the precautionary principle should have been invoked, site C Cancelled, not approved.     If Site C is ...
Thursday, 12 October 2017
... strategy   This strategy involves the stipulating of a new definition for a term that would jeopardize one's own argument.   In the Rio Declaration the following precautionary principle ...
Friday, 05 February 2016
...    108 (n) Reduce environmental hazards that pose a growing threat to  health, especially in poor regions and communities; apply a  precautionary approach, as agreed to in the Rio Declaration ...
Thursday, 20 August 2015
... of the ecosystem on which we depend for our well being (Preamble, Agenda 21, UNCED, 1992)   And to fulfill this vision, the precautionary principle was enunciated: Where there are threats ...
Sunday, 31 May 2015
COP 20: Coping With The COP

(Uncategorised Content)
... known as the Precautionary Principle. This principle requires that nations should exercise precaution whenever there is doubt about the safety of any new organism to be introduced into the environment.  ...
Monday, 15 December 2014
...    WE DENOUNCE  THE HARPER GOVERNMENT FOR MISCONTRUING THE INTERNATIONAL PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE   ...
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
... regional earth quakes, potential tsunamis, grounding of a drilling rig and widespread pollution of land and water bodies to invoke the precautionary principle...     The August 2010 submissions ...
Wednesday, 18 June 2014
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