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Nature EDITORIAL 29 June 2021 Nature 595, 7 (2021) doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-01735-z A low-carbon future rests on an essential, yet also problematic, technology. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries — already widely used in laptops and smartphones — will be the beating heart of electric vehicles and much else. They are also needed to help power the world’s electric grids, because...
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Source: https://insite.ipwea.org/the-urgency-of-controlling-light-pollution/ Light pollution is defined as the inappropriate or excessive use of artificial light at night, and it is the fastest growing pollutant on the planet. Whilst astronomers lament the loss of stars, preventing over 80% of the world’s population from access to a natural sky, light pollution’s impacts are far more reaching. At...
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Climate Change, Environment and Health – Quick, accelerated, cost effective solutions to improve outcomes, reduce the risk of illness and injury, protect, promote, and advance the health of our Nation.  https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/solutions-climate-change-environment-health-ehs www.emfsa.co.za
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STOA 5G Panel, 31st May 2021 https://map.sciencemediahub.eu/5g#m=4/605.26142/641.10925,p=70 https://map.sciencemediahub.eu/5g#m=1/806.78584/463.05557 #5G #mobile networks – "No one in Europe is not exposed – The #cancer question still needs to be resolved" says Dr. Joachim Schüz, International Agency for Research on Cancer @WHO_Europe @IARCWHO #STOA5G— STOA Panel (@EP_ScienceTech) May 31, 2021 MEP @MicheleRivasi closes the #STOA5G event & thanks...
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Environmental Factors-Induced Oxidative Stress: Hormonal and Molecular Pathway Disruptions in Hypogonadism and Erectile Dysfunction Abstract Hypogonadism is an endocrine disorder characterized by inadequate serum testosterone production by the Leydig cells of the testis. It is triggered by alterations in the hypothalamic–pituitary–gonadal axis. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is another common disorder in men that involves an alteration...
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https://twitter.com/EP_ScienceTech/status/1394228147495768065?s=20 Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) European Parliament 31-05-2021 10:00Presentation of the studies: ‘Health impact of 5G’ and ‘Environmental impacts of 5G’ (online event) Over the last decades, novel wireless communication technologies, such as mobile telephones, cellular networks, and Wi-Fi, have been developed at unparalleled speed. The forthcoming rollout of 5G...
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Schuermann, D.; Mevissen, M. Manmade Electromagnetic Fields and Oxidative Stress—Biological Effects and Consequences for Health. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22, 3772. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22073772 Abstract Concomitant with the ever-expanding use of electrical appliances and mobile communication systems, public and occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) in the extremely-low-frequency and radiofrequency range has become a widely debated environmental risk factor...
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Mar 11, 2021 For its term of office 2020-2024 and beyond, the ICNIRP Commission has defined the new Work Plan, which encompasses most frequencies of the non-ionizing frequency spectrum. Tasks ahead include, among others, revisiting the low frequencies and static magnetic fields guidelines and analyzing the environmental issues related to electromagnetic fields. The work plan...
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As an artist-in-residence at Death Valley National Park, photographer Harun Mehmedinović captured images of its night skies and increasing light pollution. In this snowy shot, he caught both stars and, on the right, the glow of the city of Las Vegas. BY CLAIRE TURRELL PHOTOGRAPHS BY HARUN MEHMEDINOVIĆ DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL Park is a land of extremes. Stretching...
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