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Link to the report: https://bit.ly/3HkQ4vh Report chaired and presented by: James C Lech Committee members 2022: page 43-44 of the report Timestamps: 0:00 Change the environment 2:28 Change to photon flux model 2:50 Change the light then RF part easier to deal with 5:07 Misinterpretation of guidelines 7:57 Energy flux model thinking 8:48 Satellites 10:46...
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Environmental Impacts of Artificial Light at Night Kevin J. Gaston and Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel Annual Review of Environment and Resources 2022 47:1 Annual Review of Environment and Resources Vol. 47:- (Volume publication date October 2022)Review in Advance first posted online on June 15, 2022. (Changes may still occur before final publication.)https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-environ-112420-014438 Abstract The nighttime is undergoing unprecedented change...
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About this consultation Consultation period: 17 March 2022 – 09 June 2022  (midnight Brussels time) Topic: Environment Target audience The consultation activities will target the following: the general public;research and academia in relevant areas (e.g. pollinators and pollination, agronomy, ecotoxicology, ecology);NGOs dealing with environmental protection;farmers, foresters and other land managers;beekeepers;farm advisers;urban development and spatial planning experts;businesses...
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Source: https://www.science.org/content/article/satellite-swarms-are-threatening-night-sky-creating-new-zone-environmental-conflict 7 OCT 2021 BY JOSHUA SOKOL On 19 December 2019, Tony Tyson, an experimental physicist at the University of California (UC), Davis, joined a conference call with billionaire Elon Musk that helped shape the fate of starry nights on Earth. The call was cordial but tense. Seven months earlier, Musk’s company SpaceX had...
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Effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic fields on flora and fauna, part 1. Rising ambient EMF levels in the environmentB. Blake Levitt, Henry C. Lai, Albert M. Manville. Effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic fields on flora and fauna, part 1. Rising ambient EMF levels in the environment.  Rev Environ Health. 2021 May 27. doi: 10.1515/reveh-2021-0026 Effects of non-ionizing electromagnetic...
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09.01.2021 Source: Wired https://www.wired.com/story/fight-to-define-when-ai-is-high-risk/ By Khari Johnson Everyone from tech companies to churches wants a say in how the EU regulates AI that could harm people. PEOPLE SHOULD NOT be slaves to machines, a coalition of evangelical church congregations from more than 30 countries preached to leaders of the European Union earlier this summer. The European...
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In the US, satellite activity is regulated by the Federal Communications Commission. Starlink Train, Photo by Forest Katsch on Unsplash 28 August 2021 There are no binding international laws or regulations in place to protect the night sky. Does the FCC’s lack of review of commercial mega constellations satellite projects violate the National Environmental Policy...
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https://twitter.com/spacegovuk/status/1415970780161187840?s=20 Harriet Brettle, Posted on:16 July 2021 – Categories: Space surveillance and tracking As space becomes busier and critical orbits become increasingly crowded, there is a pressing need to ensure the safe and sustainable use of the outer space environment. At the recent G7 summit in Cornwall, G7 nations published a joint statement committing to the safe and sustainable use...
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Source https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-07-15-green-scorpions-close-in-as-karpowership-fights-to-rescue-r225bn-deal/ The Turkish-led consortium has filed an appeal against the rejection of its powership emergency energy solution on environmental grounds. Meanwhile, the Green Scorpions recommend criminal charges arising from Karpowership’s earlier attempt to bypass environmental regulations Karpowership SA is not going down without a fight: on Tuesday it filed an eleventh-hour appeal against the...
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