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Microplastics in the Lungs: The Next Asbestos or Are We Just Catastrophizing?

Law and Environment

At the same time, the “precautionary principle” is not a sound basis for regulations. As Cass Sunstein has noted , the precautionary principle provides help only if we blind ourselves to many aspects of risk-related situations and focus on a narrow subset of what is at stake. first appeared on Law and the Environment.

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An Update on the Evolving Legal Landscape for Ocean-Based Carbon Dioxide Removal: Key Outcomes of the October 2023 Meeting of the Parties to the London Convention and Protocol

Law Columbia

This is consistent with the precautionary principle that underlies much international environmental law. There is, however, an alternative reading of the precautionary principle that could justify pursuing ocean CDR despite the risks it presents.

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Austrian Academy of Sciences Publishes NanoTrust Dossier on Advanced Materials

Nanotech

As a result, it is important to highlight safety-relevant aspects at an early stage and to identify potential risks in accordance with the precautionary principle. The dossier notes that novel materials and/or new functionalities are also associated with uncertainties regarding human health and the environment.

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Media Advisory: Earth Day Events and Media Opportunities During INC-4

Enviromental Defense

RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT THIS EVENT Friday, April 26, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM at the National Arts Centre (Ottawa), Toxic Chemicals in Plastics, Public Health and the Precautionary Principle: With a focus on plastic additives of concern and their impacts on health and well-being, this free interactive session will feature leading scientists, environmental (..)

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Principles of International Law and the Adoption of a Market-Based Mechanism for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Shipping: New Sabin Center White Paper

Law Columbia

And other principles of international law will work to ensure that any measure is sensitive the different contributions parties have made to climate change, views any uncertainties through the lens of the precautionary principle, and respects fundamental rights of all.

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Climate Litigation and Children’s Rights: Unpacking the CRC’s New General Comment

Law Columbia

11 GC26), with due regard to the precautionary principle (IV. Argentina et al. ). In 2021, the CRC dismissed the complaints since the petitioners had failed to exhaust domestic legal remedies at the national level. . §11

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Sea level in the IPCC 6th assessment report (AR6)

Real Climate

That we cannot turn this back is the reason why the precautionary principle should be applied to the climate crisis. Just look at the ranges expected by the year 2300, in the right-hand panel of the first image above.

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