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Precaution: A New Way to Make Decisions
[Rachel's Introduction: The precautionary principle is a new way of making decisions, quite different from the current way.]
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By Peter Montague
Here is a very brief set of PowerPoint slides that explains the precautionary principle and compares it to the existing way of making decisions.

http://www.precaution.org/lib/new_decision_making.ppt