International Environmental Law Principles
Learn about international law principles, including the precautionary principle, the no-harm principle, and the concept of common but differentiated responsibilities.
International environmental law is based on a set of principles that provide countries with a framework describing how they should act. These principles also establish how the international community as a whole should respond to and address global environmental issues. In this lesson, you’ll learn about some of the most important international-law principles, like the precautionary principle, the no-harm principle, the prevention principle, and the concept of common but differentiated...