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International Environmental Law

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Question 1: Which principle requires states to take actions to reduce, limit or control activities which might cause damage to the environment?

Question 2: Which principle asserts that environmental damage should as a priority be rectified at source and that the polluter should pay?

Question 3: Who was the chair of the WCED?

Question 4: Which principle leads to developed countries being required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions more than developing nations?

Question 5: Which principle encapsulates the dual requirement of economic planning not to exceed the capacities of the biosphere to provide resources, and to absorb wastes, while ensuring that overall living standards improve?

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