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Innovations Reducing E-waste Levels Are Making Products More Difficult to Repair and Recycle

By B.N. Frank Materials needed to make digital, electronic, and wireless devices and infrastructure are often referred to as “Conflict Minerals” because of their devastating environmental and humanitarian impacts.  This includes how they contribute to toxic Electronic Waste or “E-Waste” dumped in landfills. In 2020, the U.N. warned that 82% of E-Waste is NOT being…

Research: Windows Facing Cell Towers Can Affect Exposure Levels to Harmful Radiofrequency Radiation

By B.N. Frank There was research that had already determined radiation exposure from cell towers and other sources of wireless was biologically harmful.  Because of this, for many years American firefighter unions have been opposed to cell towers and antennas being installed at their stations. More research has recently been published that indicates windows facing…

Tourism Tumbles To 1990 Levels As Pandemic Halts Travel

While few industries have been spared by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, even fewer have been hit as hard as the tourism sector. As 2020 drew to a close with severe limitations to travel still in place, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) expects international arrivals to have declined by 70 to 75 percent compared to the previous…

JPMorgan Flip-Flops Again, Says Bitcoin May Hit $100,000 "But Such Price Levels Would Be Unsustainable"

Back at the start of November, JPMorgan quant NIck Panigirtzoglou – perhaps tasked with being the skeptic in-house bitcoin strategist – predicted that based on position indicators and technicals, “bitcoin’s overbought positions by momentum traders such as CTAs could trigger profit taking or mean reversion flows over the near term.” Bitcoin, which was then trading…

Researchers Say Big Tech Has to Do More to Reduce Toxic E-Waste Levels. Making Phones with Longer Life Spans Would Help

By B.N. Frank Materials needed to make digital, electronic, and wireless devices and infrastructure are often referred to as “Conflict Minerals” because of their devastating environmental and humanitarian costs which include massive amounts of toxic Electronic Waste being added to landfills. Earlier this year, the U.N. warned that 82% of E-Waste is NOT being recycled…

Analysis of a Gradual 5G Network Deployment Strategy Shows Potential Radiation Levels DO NOT Comply with Exposure Limits

By B.N. Frank High-speed internet is achievable, safer and more secure with a wired internet connection (see 1, 2, 3). Research has already determined that 5G is biologically harmful. Cities worldwide AND entire countries have taken action to ban, delay, halt, and limit installation AS WELL AS issue moratoriums. Since 2018 there have been reports…

Outgoing Syria Envoy Boasts He Hid True Troop Levels & Stymied Trump Withdrawal Efforts

Among the first of top officials to exit their posts even as votes were being counted last week was Ambassador James Jeffrey, who had been appointed by President Trump as special representative for Syria Engagement and special envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State since August 2018. The 74-year old career diplomat took over…

China Launches First 6G Satellite Despite Experts Warning about Dangerous Levels of “Space Junk” and Electromagnetic Radiation

By B.N. Frank High-speed internet CAN be achieved without satellites and without WiFi. Last year, the World Health Organization warned that high levels of Electromagnetic Fields (aka “Electrosmog”) could cause health issues in a significant percentage of the population. Electrosmog includes 5G and other sources of harmful wireless WiFi radiation (see 1, 2). Opposition and…