Part E - Implications for science and governance
The main insights are that science could be more relevant for precautionary decision‑making; that the wider use of the precautionary principle can avert harm and stimulate innovation; and that the late lessons of history and precautionary approaches are highly pertinent to today's multiple and inter‑connected crises — such as those arising from finance, economics, the use of ecosystems, climate change, and the use and supply of energy and food.
Part E - Implications for science and governance contains the following chapters:
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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