Tag Archives: precautionary principle

The blind alley of impeccable climate science

In the first published report since the 2010 UN inquiry into its methods, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is taking no chances with its choice of language. But is the cautious science of the Special Report on Extreme Events and Disasters going to save the planet?

Precautionary principle: dead or alive?

Faced with decisions on Hurricane Irene and the Keystone XL pipeline, the US government applies opposite application of the precautionary principle.

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