EU Report: The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection: Conflicts of interest and the push for 5G

Safer Technology Aotearoa New Zealand

May 30, 2021

This report by Klaus Buchner and Michèle Rivasi who are members of the European Union Parliament for the Greens/EFA is damning of the World Health Organisation and its reliance on the International Commission on Non- Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP):

This report deals with an issue of which the importance cannot be overrated: the possible health effects of Radiofrequency Radiation (RfR) or electromagnetic fields (EMF); It deals more specifically with how the scientific debate has been hijacked by corporate interests from the Telecom industry. After having read the reports of a journalistic collective called Investigate Europe, the many articles from Microwave News as well as all the publications from independent scientists from around the world, who for years have all been ringing alarm bells on adverse health effects from the use of mobile phones and EMF, we decided that we needed to dig deeper into this strange, unknown to the public but powerful scientific NGO based in Germany called the ‘International Commission on Non- Ionizing Radiation Protection’ (ICNIRP).

The findings of this report give us an uncomfortable déjà-vu: many facts and processes that lead to the actual situation whereby European authorities – from the European Commission to most of the member states – simply close their eyes for real scientific facts and early warnings. We have seen exactly the same scenario in the debate on Tobacco, asbestos, climate change and pesticides. Also in it’s latest guidelines from March this year, ICNIRP assures the world that there is no scientific evidence of adverse health effects from the radiation that comes with the new communication technologies, within the limits it proposes. But at the same time a growing number of scientists and also citizens are worried that EMFs do cause health problems. ICNIRP pretends to be scientifically neutral, and free from vested interests of the Telecom industry. We show with this study that this is ‘playing with the truth’ or simply a lie.

Full report found here:

https://ehtrust.org/the-international-commission-on-non-ionizing-radiation-protectionconflicts-of-interest-corporate-capture-and-the-push-for-5g/

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