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Philosophy and the Precautionary Principle: Science, Evidence, and Environmental Policy (Hardcover)

Philosophy and the Precautionary Principle: Science, Evidence, and Environmental Policy

Precautionary principle - a willingness to take action in advance of scientific proof [or] evidence of the need for the proposed action on the grounds that further delay will prove ultimately most costly to society and nature, and, in the longer term, selfish and unfair to future generations. -Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Precautionary Principle - This seems like a logical way to ALWAYS make decisions when it impacts us or the planet

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"DDT is good for me-e-e!" said nobody ever. Oh, wait...

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Taxonomy of Logical Fallacies [click on this image to find a short clip and analysis outlining the precautionary principle and how theory works in the social sciences] click on this link to find a larger image: http://www.obsidianfields.com/lj/venn-poster4-large.jpg

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Applying the precautionary principle to nutrition and cancer. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

from the Guardian

The precautionary principle is a blunt instrument

Environmentalists Sue California to Stop the Approval of Bee-Killing Pesticides please sign petition and share for signatures

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What is the Precautionary Principle, and is it Good or Bad?

Is Europe's ''obsession'' with the Precautionary principle, the idea that introduction of new products or processes with disputed, or unknown effects should be resisted, leading the continent blindly into an uncertain future in agriculture and feeding its population?