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By  Dr. Devra Davis  01/05/20 AT 10:33 AM The ravaging fires of Australia’s drought-riddled bush provide a global warning. Amidst the largest mass evacuation in its history with no relief in sight, thousands of Australians are now forced to shelter-in-place, while others are crammed into seashores where they await rescue by naval ships. Their only hope is to wait...
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New telecom demands in Germany will burn as much electricity as Cologne, Dusseldorf and Dortmund combined, says Aachen report. December 12, 2019  By Peter Judge Newly introduced 5G mobile communications will drastically increase the energy demands of data centers, according to a German study sponsored by utility provider E.ON. The report (PDF, German) from RWTH Aachen University,...
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Crawford, Kate, Roel Dobbe, Theodora Dryer, Genevieve Fried, Ben Green, Elizabeth Kaziunas, Amba Kak, Varoon Mathur, Erin McElroy, Andrea Nill Sánchez, Deborah Raji, Joy Lisi Rankin, Rashida Richardson, Jason Schultz, Sarah Myers West, and Meredith Whittaker. AI Now 2019 Report . New York: AI Now Institute, 2019, https://ainowinstitute.org/AI_Now_2019_Report.html . Extract: 2.4 AI and the Climate...
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5 March 2019 By Michael Le Page Less of this, please Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Our tech addiction is cooking the planet. The manufacture and use of smartphones, computers and TVs will produce 4 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and 8 per cent by 2025. That is the conclusion of a report on the sustainability...
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The interpretations, positions and recommendations contained in this report cannot be attributed to either the members of the working group or the reviewers. The content of this report is the sole responsibility of The Shift Project. Report: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CFFQh0fmtOvGoIl1bw6URoW9rSLyZiB9/view Cover photo credit: Carlos Irineu Da Costa ‘Digital sobriety’ can halt tech-fuelled global warming, says report Less of...
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Our July 2019 Newsletter can be viewed at:  https://mailchi.mp/2b1b1d427c22/emf-news Photo by OSPAN ALI on Unsplash  
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Image: Unsplash.com  5G Profit and Power: Telecoms operators will need to optimize electricity consumption in 5G networks to make services pay. The move to 5G could result in increased total network energy consumption of 150-170 percent by 2026. Research suggests most telecommunications professionals think that 5G is likely to increase telecommunication and mobile operators’ power...
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Image credits: Dr  Erica Mallery-Blythe   Interview after the presentation by UK expert, Dr Erica Mallery-Blythe on health and environmental impacts associated with exposure to electromagnetic radiation, with an especial focus on 5G, to an invited audience including Bath MP Wera Hobhouse, some Bath City Councillors and members of the public. Guildhall Bath – 5th July...
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  https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(18)30221-3/fulltext#seccestitle10 https://www.thelancet.com/action/showPdf?pii=S2542-5196%2818%2930221-3
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