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The irrational “precautionary principle” marks the end of The Enlightenment

I’ve been meaning to write against this deadly irrational principle but never had time to do so. Will write for TOI blogs in the coming weeks. In the meantime some research notes:

Impact of the Precautionary Principle on Feeding Current and Future Generations

The Problems with Precaution: A Principle without Principle

The precautionary principle should not be used as a basis for decision-making. Talking Point on the precautionary principle

Beware the Precautionary Principle

The Precautionary Principle: A Critical Appraisal of Environmental Risk Assessment

see also

Precaution: principles and practice in Australian environmental and natural resource management – Deborah Peterson

 

Sanjeev Sabhlok

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