Department of Telecom asked to formulate rules on cell phone towers

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Delhi: Expressing apprehension on mushrooming of cell phone towers across Indian cities and effects of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) they emit, parliamentary panel has asked department of telecommunications (DoT) to frame suitable regulations&guidelines regarding location &inspection of towers. The parliamentary standing committee made for science&technology, environment&forests, headed by Congress MP Ashwani Kumar, also asked Department of […]

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How Berkeley, California addresses the moral debate around EMR

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In the 1950s, smoking was considered fashionable. None ever bothered about the health effects of smoking. A few dissenting and discerning voices were stifled. Like every multi-billion $ industry, even the smoking industry had a lobby. Besides the governments were making monies from the tobacco industry. It took science 2 decades to establish the link […]

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The coming age of Electro Smog

The coming age of Electro Smog

Consumerism and the increase of electronic appliances in our lives Electromagnetic pollution may be the most significant form of pollution human activity has produced this century, all the more dangerous because it is invisible and insensible Dr. Andrew Weil. Over the last 3 decades, there has been an exponential increase in the adoption and widespread […]

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Mobile Phone Cancer Risks

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Radiation from cell phones can possibly cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) which is a part of the World Health Organization (WHO) now lists mobile phone use in the same “carcinogenic hazard” category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. Absorbed dose & exposure duration The […]

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