Wireless Is NOT ‘Green’!

WHO KNEW? The Wireless Smart Meter Meltdown
http://stopsmartmeters.org/2014/01/22/who-knew-the-wireless-smart-meter-meltdown/

Getting from ‘Smart’ to Wise: SF Panel Set to Plot New Course
http://stopsmartmeters.org/2014/01/25/getting-from-smart-to-wise-sf-panel-set-to-plot-new-course/

Smart Appliances and the Energy Star Hoax
http://microwavechasm.org/2013/09/17/smart-appliances-and-the-energy-star-hoax/

The Green Sheen Wearing Thin- How Corporate Environmental Organizations are Providing Cover for the Mounting Ecological Catastrophe of the “Smart Grid”
http://stopsmartmeters.org/2011/07/26/the-green-sheen-wearing-thin-how-corporate-environmental-organizations-are-providing-cover-for-the-mounting-ecological-catastrophe-of-the-“smart-grid”/

WIRELESS IS NOT GREEN!
http://www.oscillatorium.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/wirelessnotgreen120612.pdf

Warning! Wireless networks are energy monsters
http://www.smartgridnews.com/artman/publish/Technologies_Communications/Warning-Wireless-networks-are-energy-monsters-5681.html#.UfsZtxaIwhQ

An analysis of the energy consumption of the wireless cloud
http://www.ceet.unimelb.edu.au/pdfs/ceet_white_paper_wireless_cloud.pdf

Time Magazine: “The Surprisingly Large Energy Footprint of the Digital Economy”
http://microwavechasm.org/2013/08/18/time-magazine-the-surprisingly-large-energy-footprint-of-the-digital-economy/

Report: Green Stimulus Funds Attached to Eco Exemptions
http://gigaom.com/cleantech/report-green-stimulus-funds-attached-to-eco-exemptions/
The Center for Public Integrity reports that funds from the stimulus package for clean power and energy efficiency were issued with “sweeping exemptions” from basic environmental oversight.

The problems with Smart Grids
[CHASM DISCLAIMER: We link to this article in spite of the fact that the meaningless, vacuous, and self-defeating word “concern” appears four times. The authors make otherwise very important points that must be urgently recognized by those who consider themselves genuine advocates of “green” or “sustainability.”]
http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2011-03-23/problems-smart-grids
by B. Blake Levitt and Chellis Glendinning
The fact is: Smart Grids are dumb. Given known biological effects of RF — together with the use of financial resources better spent on true sustainability — this new roll-out adds yet another threat to the planet.

But, in this current stampede toward everything “green,” many environmentalists are flunking the I.Q. test. We all need to smarten up.

Environmentalists Not Buying Smart Meter Greenwash
http://stopsmartmeters.org/2012/11/24/environmentalists-not-buying-smart-meter-greenwash/

Sierra Club ‘Grapples’ with an Untenable Pro-Smart Grid Policy; Misrepresents Expert’s Opinion
http://stopsmartmeters.org/2012/05/18/sierra-club-grapples-with-an-untenable-pro-smart-grid-policy-misrepresents-experts-opinion/

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