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John Graham: The Role of Precaution in Risk Management
Printervenlig udgave
Kritisk oplæg om brugen af forsigtighedsprincippet (UK, 2002)
Uddrag:

It seems that each new year brings new concerns about risks to human welfare, quality of life, and environmental protection. Most public concern in the United States relates now to the war against terrorism and the economic hardship that many citizens continue to face. There are also continuing concerns about the health and safety risks that people face from the consumer products, production methods, and wastes that support the high standard of living we now enjoy. And there are some broader concerns about what economic development is doing to the global environment and the welfare of future generations. Given the explosion of information about possible risks in life, it is difficult for the public to know which of the many possible risks justify attention by policy makers.

The Role of Precaution in Risk Management