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The wireless industry's sunsets?

Radiation / A call from scientists and doctors around the world calls on the European Commission to halt the rollout of 5G in Europe until the health and environmental impact has been investigated by impartial researchers. The call indicates that the harmful effects of microwaves are known, and already so extensive that they threaten the health of humans, animals and plants.

This article was translated by Google and R.E.

5G – the fifth generation of mobile telephony – which is now in the process of being rolled out, is a major technology-driven community project. The ICT industry delivers the tools for new growth: cheap technology with great rationalization and welfare benefits by connecting software for tens of billions of things wirelessly. This is part of the EU's Europe 2020 vision.1 Politicians, bureaucrats, technologists, business leaders and consumers have been blinded by the ideas of eco-economic decoupling – that is, growth without environmental costs2 – in the form of "smart" cities, meters, health care, and so on, while not yet taking over the cost side that follows when microwaves are everywhere and at the same time being pushed to deliver more: Costs grow faster the more technology is deployed. Wireless is on top, but on the way to sunsets.

Harmful. The 5G network is scheduled to be introduced in Norway over the next few years as well, and will form the basis for Things. . .

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Einar Flydal
Flydal is a pensioner with a background as a researcher and senior advisor in the Telenor Group and a university lecturer at NTNU.

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