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Open Letter to Elon Musk and SpaceX

https://stop5ginternational.org/an-open-letter-to-elon-musk-spacex/

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Open Letter to Elon Musk & SpaceX

Open Letter to Elon Musk & SpaceX

SUBJECT: Of bees, humans, and satellites

Dear Elon Musk, Kimbal Musk and all SpaceX Board Members, Officers, and Lead Investors,

In 1962, when Rachel Carson published Silent Spring, insects were so thick upon this Earth that you could not drive a car very far, anywhere in the world, without its windshield becoming splattered with their bodies.

Ms. Carson would not recognize the world today: Windshields are clean. Birds are starving. Crops have no pollinators. A solution has been suggested for farmers: robotic bees, which are being developed at Harvard University. But that is not a solution for the world, because as the insects go, so go we.

And the world knows this. Why have millions of people joined environmental organizations? Why did Jeff Bezos just create a $10 billion-dollar environmental fund? Why are wealthy people signing up to go live on Mars and leave the Earth behind? Because our home is being destroyed, and on some level everyone knows this. But they do not know why. Yes, there are climate change, habitat destruction, and insecticides, but those cannot explain the 76 to 82 percent decline in flying insects in 63 nature preserves in Germany. Those cannot explain the 97 to 98 percent decline in crawling insects in a pristine rainforest in Puerto Rico.

If you expose honey bees to an ordinary cell phone for just ten minutes, their metabolism shuts down. Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins build up in their blood. They can no longer metabolize their food or utilize the oxygen they breathe. And since the same radiation is bathing us all, to a greater or lesser degree, everywhere on Earth, the same thing is happening to every living thing. It happens faster in bees than in us because bees have a much higher metabolism. The radiation comes from all forms of wireless technology, on Earth and in space, and it is being treated as if it is not there.

We are writing to you at this time because SpaceX is in process of surrounding the Earth with a network of thousands of satellites whose very purpose is to irradiate every square inch of the Earth. SpaceX, like everyone else, is treating the radiation as if it were not there. As if the mitochondria in our cells do not depend on electrons moving undisturbed from the food we digest to the oxygen we breathe. As if our nervous systems and our hearts are not subject to radio frequency interference like any piece of electronic equipment. As if the cancer, diabetes, and heart disease that now afflict a majority of the Earth’s population are not metabolic diseases that result from interference with our cellular machinery. As if insects everywhere, and the birds and animals that eat them, are not starving to death as a result.

We write to you today to ask you to halt the Starlink project because it is so destructive. Although the satellites are a few hundred miles high, even the tiny levels of radiation that will reach the surface of the Earth are higher than levels from solar storms that have been correlated with beachings of whales — whales that live in oceans which until now have hardly been subject to manmade radiation at all. And the satellites are being located in the Earth’s ionosphere, which controls the global electric circuit that we all evolved with, and that travels through the bodies of all living things on its way from sky to Earth, through Earth and oceans, and back up to the sky during thunderstorms. We pollute this circuit with billions of electronic frequencies at our peril.

We ask you to halt this project and sit down and meet with us, and with our scientific colleagues, and with our colleagues from the astronomical community, who have just formed the Safeguarding the Astronomical Sky Foundation (SASF). The sky belongs to everyone. The consequences of filling it with thousands — potentially tens of thousands — of disposable satellites are many:

  • radiation
  • visible pollution of the night sky
  • interference with astronomy & meteorology
  • rocket exhaust, contributing to ozone depletion and climate change
  • ground and water pollution from intensive use of increasingly many spaceports
  • accumulating space debris
  • continual deorbiting and burning up of aging satellites, polluting the atmosphere with toxic dust and smoke
  • ever-increasing likelihood of collisions
  • increasing risk of the Kessler syndrome

Do we really want to build learning gardens at our schools, that will be pollinated with robotic bees? Do the oceans and Antarctica and all rainforests and wildlife preserves really need the Internet? Do the immutable stars in the unchanging heavens really need competition from ten thousand or more moving lights? We believe in something better. For us. For our children. For insects and for all of life.

We await your response.

Sincerely,

Arthur Firstenberg, Scientist & Author, The Invisible Rainbow: A History of Electricity and Life, (2020)

(Signatures) – https://stop5ginternational.org/open-letter-to-elon-musk-spacex/

3 Important letters re. 5G

https://stop5ginternational.org/open-letter-to-the-united-nations-from-stop-5g-international/

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Given that no one can opt out of continuous exposure to wireless radiation, the industry is, in effect, conducting an “experiment” on our children and on all global citizens without informed consent — a breach of the 1947 Nuremberg Code 8, and of the United Nations’ International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

Three letters that may prove useful for public outreach.

1. Open Letter to the United Nations from Stop 5G International
2. Response Letter to the EU signed by 72 Organizations Dedicated to Protecting Public Health
3. Letter to the United Nations and World Health Organization from Professor Olle Johansso
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read more at:

https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/2020-11-09-3-important-letters-re-5g/

 

European Alliance Stop 5G Protest – France – September 19, 2020

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5G, Your Health And The Environment – Canadian Zoom Webinar – April 25, 2020

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJModeCurjouGNYm_QEPy9Glj8Rr0doo2Oab

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Do you know about the safety and privacy concerns of 5G (Fifth generation cellular technology)? Do you know why other municipalities and countries have stopped 5G? Come find out how 5G affects you, your family, the environment and our economy.

Please join Sharon Noble of Stop Smart Meters BC, Dan Blair of No 5G, Nova Scotia and me this SaturdayApril 25 – the 5G Global Protest Day – as we discuss the biological and environmental effects of 5G and how we can mobilize across the country to rally for safe technology.

Where & When: On Zoom this Saturday at 11:00 am Pacific time, hosted by Transition, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. This will be a bi-coastal event.

This will be an interactive event. To join us, please register here:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJModeCurjouGNYm_QEPy9Glj8Rr0doo2Oab

We look forward to sharing with you!

Warmly,

Oona McOuat

The Flames of Progress by Arthur Firstenberg – March 07, 2020

From: “Arthur Firstenberg” <info@cellphonetaskforce.org>
Sent: March 7, 2020
Subject: Legal update; Decline in bat populations; Help needed

www.cellphonetaskforce.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Flames-of-Progress.pdf

THE FLAMES OF PROGRESS

I have been entrusted with the International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space, but I find myself bewildered — bewildered by the devastation around me; by the destruction of the cathedral of life into which I was born; by the silencing of the songs of the fifty million other species with whom I was raised; by the failure of my fellow human beings to care or to notice. How can they not miss their brothers and sisters? How can they not miss the magnificent symphony? How is it possible?

“The oceans are dying,” wrote Jacques Cousteau in 1970. “Can anyone believe it is possible,” wrote Rachel Carson in 1962, “to lay down such a barrage of poisons on the surface of the earth without making it unfit for all life?” “I have seen too much,” said microwave researcher Allan Frey in 1969, explaining why he did research on animals and not humans. “I do not feel that I can take people into these fields and expose them and in all honesty indicate to them that they are going into something safe.”

Yet here we are half a century later: there will soon be more plastics than fish in the oceans, the world uses four times more pesticides per year than in 1962, and five billion people are holding open sources of microwave radiation in their hands.

The Earth is burning, yet no firefighters come. In the face of certain catastrophe, everyone is going about their business as if everything is fine, as if by magic the synthetic fibers in our clothing and the rubber tires on our automobiles will stop becoming microplastics in the sea; as if the few insects left in the world will magically escape the pesticides that we apply to our lawns and the radiation from the cell phones into which we speak. Everyone is still going about their business as if everything is fine. Isn’t it time that we stop? And since the most immediate threat to life comes from our cell phones, isn’t it time to throw them away?

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A worldwide organization needs to be created, whose members do not own cell phones, whose purpose is to end the use of cell phones on Earth.

For most people this seems like an impossibility, but that is because they do not remember that only 25 years ago almost no one owned a cell phone, and that young people did not get cancer, diabetes, heart attacks and strokes like they do today. And the air was full of butterflies and birds, and the streams were full of tadpoles and frogs. It is because no one has explained to them what radiation is. No one would willingly use a radioactive phone, but that is essentially what everyone is doing. Radio waves and gamma rays are only two ends of a continuous spectrum; they are essentially the same phenomenon and have the same disastrous effects on our bodies and our planet.

The train that we are on is a train to nowhere. On either side, through the windows, can be seen insects, and birds, and frogs, and if we listen we can hear them buzzing, chirping, and croaking.

Please contact me if you would like to participate in the creation of an organization that will get us off this train.

Arthur Firstenberg
P.O. Box 6216
Santa Fe, NM 87502
USA
phone: +1 505-471-0129
info@cellphonetaskforce.org
https://www.5gSpaceAppeal.org

A pdf of this [complete] newsletter is available here:  www.cellphonetaskforce.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Flames-of-Progress.pdf

Videos, Letters & Photos from 2nd International Action Day Rallies to Stop 5G – July 27, 2019

https://www.5gcrisis.com/

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Letters:

Vancouver, BChttps://stopsmartmetersbc.com/2019-07-29-safeg-the-safe-reliable-faster-option/ (see letter from Paul LeMay)

Victoria, BChttps://stopsmartmetersbc.com/2019-07-30-fed-govt-panel-to-review-5g/ (see letter from Sharon Noble)

Photos: (see videos below)

Victoria, BC @ Legislature steps

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Videos: (new videos will be added when available)

Maple Ridge, BC (video 16:48) MR 5G Protest by Ron G – YouTube – July 27, 2019: –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f96AmdEukks

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See – https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/2nd-international-action-day-rallies-to-stop-5g/

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2nd International Action Day Rallies to Stop 5G

https://www.5gcrisis.com/

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Rallies in BC – Saturday, July 27, 2019:

Maple Ridge – 11:00 am, July 27 – gathering at MP Dan Ruimy’s office, 22369 Lougheed Hwy.

Vancouver – 2:00-4:30 pm, July 27 – gathering in the south-east corner of Creekside Park, between Olympic Village and Telus Science World on Quebec Street.

Victoria – 10:30 am to Noon, July 27 – gathering on the steps of the BC Legislature. For more info: citizensforsafertech@shaw.ca

Get your signs ready and let’s make our voices heard.  And keep your signs for the next Action Day.

If there is no rally being organized in your area, please consider having a table at libraries, rec. centres, and summer markets where you can hand out material and talk with people about this. Or hold a coffee meeting with friends and neighbours, show them the “Soccer Mom” video [Local Soccer Mom Versus Multi Billion 5G Industry – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M7YFI0I9kI]. This must be a grassroots issue because the governments are silent on the issue and the media is muzzled.

For more info that might be useful to hand out, etc. go to:  https://www.5gcrisis.com/

Flyers & Signs:

https://www.americansforresponsibletech.org/toolkit   &   https://www.americansforresponsibletech.org/signs

https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/5G-Handout-Card-2-sides-revision.pdf

https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/more/5g-enodeb-microcells-small-cells/ (scroll down to Handouts & Signs)

https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/z/signs/

Videos from 5G WiFi Network Radiation Hazards Public Presentations – June / July 2019

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(video 1:04:46) Dr Pall Victoria July 3, 2019 Harm Caused by EMR and the reasons why by EMR_Vlog – YouTube – July 22, 2019: – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvsoVeo-We4&feature=youtu.be

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(video 04:05) DrPall 5G Running as fast as we can in the Wrong direction by EMR_Vlog – YouTube – July 22, 2019: – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQLsoGGnA5w

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(video 04:05) DrPall 5G I worry Most About by EMR_Vlog – YouTube – July 22, 2019: – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ig7uLAm8ILE

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(audio 35:43) 5G Could Wipe Out Humans, Plants, Animals. Dr. Martin Pall – June 24, 2019 – The Goddard Report with Jim Goddard by talkdigitalnetwork – YouTube – June 24, 2019: – https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/5g-could-wipe-out-humans-plants-animals-dr-martin-pall-june-24-2019-the-goddard-report-with-jim-goddard-by-talkdigitalnetwork-june-24-2019-2/

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See – https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/5g-wifi-network-radiation-hazards-public-presentations-by-community-empowerment-town-hall-series/

5G Could Wipe Out Humans, Plants, Animals. Dr. Martin Pall – June 24, 2019 – The Goddard Report with Jim Goddard by talkdigitalnetwork – June 24, 2019

(audio 35:43) 5G Could Wipe Out Humans, Plants, Animals. Dr. Martin Pall – June 24, 2019 – The Goddard Report with Jim Goddard by talkdigitalnetwork – YouTube – June 24, 2019:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GqnAZHqBrY
(Dr. Martin Pall holding talks on 5G dangers across southern BC
See Schedule Here – www.CETH.ca
Guest’s website:  https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/)

 

Martin Pall EMF Research Papers

or   https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/5G-Great-risk-for-EU-US-and-International-Health-Compelling-Evidence-for-8-Distinct-Types-of-Great-Harm-Caused-by-EMF-Exposures-by-Martin-L.-Pall-May-17-2018.pdf

(podcast 35:31) June 24, 2019 | 5G Could Wipe Out Humans, Plants, Animals – The Goddard Report with Jim Goddard by HoweStreet.com – June 24, 2019:
https://www.howestreet.com/2019/06/24/5g-could-wipe-out-humans-plants-animals/

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The Goddard Report Video Archives of Interviews with Sharon Noble, Director, Coalition to Stop Smart Meters re Smart Meters and Health Issues from Wireless Technologies:

 

See BCUC & Smart Meter Fires Report (July 2017): https://stopsmartmetersbc.com/bcuc-smart-meter-fires-the-failure-to-protect/)

 

5G WiFi network radiation hazards Public Presentations by Community Empowerment Town Hall Series

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5G WiFi network radiation hazards – Talks Scheduled in Southern BC.

Guest Speakers:

Dr. Martin L. Pall (Biological Health Effects) at:

Salt Spring Island – June 24-29 (contact: cpetraot@shaw.ca)
– June 26 (7-9PM @ GISS, 232 Rainbow Rd.)
– June 27 (7PM @ SSI Public Library, 129 McPhillips Ave.)
– June 28 (3:30-5:00PM @ SSI Public Library)
– June 29 (10am-2PM @ Saturday Market @ Centennial Park)
Duncan – July 02 (contact: dorotheasiegler@gmail.com)
(7-9PM @ United Church, 246 Ingram)
Victoria – July 03 (contact: 5G@camelot-connection.com or dsnoble@shaw.ca)
(7-9:15PM @ Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2121 Cedar Hill Cross Road)(donations & volunteers please)
Nanaimo – July 04 (contact: safelywired@shaw.ca)
(6:30-9:30PM @ St.Peter’s Church Hall, 301 Machleary, off Fitzwilliam St.)
Bowen Island – July 05 (contact: info@hempcrete.ca)
(5:30PM potluck and 7-9PM presentation @ Cove Commons, Bowen Island Library, 430 Bowen Island Trunk Rd.)
Vancouver – July 06 (contact: ph_lemay@yahoo.ca)
(3-5PM @ Canuck Family Education Centre, 1655 William Street, Second Floor, off Commercial)
South Surrey – July 07 (contact: swalker3@shaw.ca)
(2-4PM @ Elgin Hall, 14250 Crescent Road)

For details, consult the Community Empowerment Town Hall Series website:  www.CETH.ca

and

Timothy Schoechle (Community Fibre Networks & Microgrids, Re-Inventing Wires) at:

Salt Spring Island – June 24-29 (details above)
Duncan – July 02 (details above)
Victoria – July 03 (details above)
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For details on Salt Spring Island June 26-29, 2019 – 4 events:  https://saltspringexchange.com/list/from-5g-to-safeg-four-free-fun-events/

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