- “The Precautionary Principle”
- Pandora’s Poison
- Cyclamates – The Triumph of Hysteria over Science
- “The Pharmaceutical Workhorse”
- Is the precautionary principle a sound basis for risk analysis? (in A Primer on Sustainability, chapter 3)
Discussion 1: Precautionary Principle
Address each of the prompts relating to the Precautionary Principle in the appropriate discussion threads.
- Describe the relationship between the precautionary principle and scientific evidence.
- Should we pay more attention to the potential risks or the potential benefits of a proposed action? Defend your answer.