From SkyVision Solutions, Posted on August 30, 2014
For the past ten years worldwide, questioning on the safety of mobile phone antennas has been increasing. Numerous scientific studies have revealed the adverse effects of electro- magnetic waves on health. Yet, most health agencies, industry representatives, and a portion the scientific community claim that current health standards adequately protect the public.
Earlier this year journalist Nancy Meritens and film director Jean Hèches completed their documentary Ondes, Science et Manigances [or Microwaves, Science and Lies], that demonstrates how the telecommunications industry creates doubt about harmful radiofrequency waves through the manipulation of science.
Through interviews with several whistleblowers, including citizens, journalists, and scientists, this film reveals how, like the tobacco industry, the lobby of the mobile phone industry has built a strategy of “product defense” by artificially creating a scientific doubt about the harmful effects of electromagnetic waves. In addition to revealing collusion among various organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO), the film documents the actions of specific individuals like Emilie van Deventer of the WHO and Peter Valberg who works for the product defense firm Gradient.
The film has implications far beyond the cellular phone, cell tower, and microwave radar technology that it primarily addresses. Once people on a wider scale begin to understand that their cell phones are not as safe as they thought and that information on the hazards of such technology is effectively being suppressed, people will begin to more easily question the safety of radiofrequency emissions from other technologies such as Wi-Fi and utility smart meters.
The film itself is very supportive of the plight of electrosensitives in a society where our environment is increasingly being saturated with RF waves.
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