Pollinator decline, and more broadly global insect decline, is increasingly recognised as an emerging global environmental risk urgently requiring an internationally coordinated and integrated policy response.
This month, Fritz-Julius Grafe and Harald A. Mieg, have published the article “Precaution and Innovation in the Context of Wastewater Regulation: An Examination of Financial Innovation under UWWTD Disputes in London and Milan”, on the Sustainability journal.
The RECIPES consortium is composed of 11 partners, representing all geographical regions of Europe and brings together academic expertise from three leading academic groups in the field of the precautionary principle, three major European players in Technology Assessment and five leading non-profit research institutes.
On 12 April 2019, the German Bundestag debated about precaution and innovation. The debate followed a call of the German Liberals for the introduction of an innovation principle in legislation, while the German Green Party would rather strengthen the precautionary principle. The parliamentary groups in the German Bundestag are highly divided on the topic.