Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing The Precautionary Principle

By: Raffensperger, Carolyn [Editor]; Tickner, Joel [Editor]; Jackson, Wes [Foreword];

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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.

Title: Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing The Precautionary Principle

Author Name: Raffensperger, Carolyn [Editor]; Tickner, Joel [Editor]; Jackson, Wes [Foreword];

Categories: Environmental Policy,

Publisher: Island Press: 1999-06-01

ISBN Number: 1559636882

ISBN Number 13: 9781559636889

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: SKU1000134