Lack of knowledge

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Insufficient knowledge
Inadequate knowledge

The "precautionary principle" requires that where there are significant risks of damage to the environment, precautionary action to limit the use of potentially dangerous materials or the spread of potentially dangerous pollutants is taken, even where scientific knowledge is not conclusive, if the balance of likely costs and benefits justifies it.


Broader Problems:
Problem Type:
A: Abstract Fundamental Problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Date of last update
15.04.2019 – 16:56 CEST