Category Archives: Climate Change

Protest Al Gore, Smart Meters & Silver Spring Networks Tuesday in SF

This just in from No Smart Meters SF: AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH:  THE “SMART” GRID IS WASTING ENERGY AND HARMING THE ENVIRONMENT What:    NO SMART METERS SF invites you to join them in a protest in front of the Herbst Theater … Continue reading

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Damn the Torpedos- Full Speed Ahead!

Massachusetts Utilities Continue Widespread Implementation of Smart/Wireless Meters Despite Poor Response to Recent Storm Power Outages & Continued Warnings By Medical Experts BOSTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Corporate and municipal utilities in Massachusetts continue building the wireless utility grid … Continue reading

Posted in AAEM, Citizen rebellion, Climate Change, health effects, Health studies, Physicians, radio-frequency radiation, Safety, Smart Grid, World Health Organization | 3 Comments

Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Smart Grid— How the Precautionary Principle Can Save the Day

by Cynthia Sue Larson Like most Americans, I took only moderate notice of President Barack Obama’s announcement on October 27, 2009 of a $3.4 billion commitment to build something called the “smart grid.” My ears perked up when Obama spoke … Continue reading

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Silver Spring Networks IPO: Predatory Capitalism in Action

By Joshua Hart You can certainly blame your utility and state and federal regulatory agencies for those headaches—both real and figurative—since the smart meter went in.  There’s no denying they deserve your criticism.   But at the root of this … Continue reading

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PG&E’s Offer of Analogs Comes at a High Cost

Having been forced by bad press to throw sickened customers a meager bone–the option to keep an analog on an individual basis only, at an inflated cost–PG&E CEO Anthony Earley made this astonishing remark: “Why should we be fighting with … Continue reading

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