Category Archives: Electromagnetic Radiation

Energy saving light bulbs ‘contain cancer causing chemicals’

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/8462626/Energy-saving-light-bulbs-contain-cancer-causing-chemicals.html Fears have been reignited about the safety of energy saving light bulbs after a group of scientists warned that they contain cancer causing chemicals. Their report advises that the bulbs should not be left on for extended periods, particularly … Continue reading

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Shedding light on ‘miracle’ bulbs

The Montreal Gazette   Compact fluorescents may be a health menace   BY ALBERT NERENBERG, FREELANCE SEPTEMBER 24, 2010   If there’s a symbol for mainstream green fever, it’s the compact fluorescent light bulb. These intense white fluorescent lights are … Continue reading

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Study warns of green light bulb electrosmog

Swissinfo.ch Swiss health officials are recommending that people stay at least 30 centimetres away from energy-saving light bulbs, over electrosmog concerns. A study has measured the electric fields emitted from these lamps and concluded that a certain distance is needed … Continue reading

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New Swiss study: CFL’s irradiate much more than previously assumed

Original article in German: http://www.bernerzeitung.ch/bern/Kaum-eingefuehrt-und-schon-umstritten/story/29795888 http://www.bernerzeitung.ch/wissen/technik/Verdacht-Sparlampen-strahlen-staerker-als-angenommen/story/14561897 Letter to the editor: http://www.bernerzeitung.ch/bzforum/leserbriefe/Die-grosse-Luege-bei-den-Sparlampen/story/29291609 Google translation of the first article: Hardly introduced and already controversial New studies show that the energy saving light bulbs emit a lot stronger than hitherto assumed. The federal … Continue reading

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LED lighting causes headaches in Dutch workers

(translation of an article that appeared in the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf: http://www.telegraaf.nl/binnenland/5195982/__Hoofdpijn_van_led-verlichting__.html) The 350 as environmentally friendly promoted LED lights installed in the Dutch town hall of Hoogeveen appear to cause headaches in the employees. The lamps also produce … Continue reading

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Visual representation of the electromagnetic field

  More visual representations and pictures of measurements at http://next-up.org/Newsoftheworld/CompactFluorLamp.php (Info also available in German, Spanish, French, Italian and Dutch, click here http://next-up.org/CompactFluorLamp.php)  

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Open Letter from the Institute of Building Biology

ENERGY SAVING LAMPS AND THE BAN OF INCANDESCENT LAMPS http://www.baubiologie.de/site/english/2009_IBN_Open_Letter.pdf Open Letter from the Institute of Building Biology + Ecology Neubeuern (IBN) to the responsible politicians in the European Union We, hereby, ask you to use all means at your … Continue reading

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