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Introduction to Special Issue on the Precautionary Principle and its Operationalisation in International Environmental Regimes and Domestic Policymaking

International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, Vol. 5, Nos. 1/2, pp. 1-11, 2004

11 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2006  

William C. G. Burns

American University - Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment (FCEA)

Abstract

This introductory article frames the issues associated with operationalization of the precautionary principle in the context of environmental regimes at the international, national, and local level, with an emphasis on international regimes.

Keywords: Precautionary principle, environmental law

JEL Classification: K32, K33

Suggested Citation

Burns, William C. G., Introduction to Special Issue on the Precautionary Principle and its Operationalisation in International Environmental Regimes and Domestic Policymaking. International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, Vol. 5, Nos. 1/2, pp. 1-11, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=930461

William C.G. Burns (Contact Author)

American University - Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment (FCEA) ( email )

Washington, DC
United States

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