Proposal for a 5G Moratorium Motion (Green Party)

Proposal for a 5G Moratorium Motion (Green Party)

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Campaign for an urgent moratorium on the
implementation of 5G Wireless Network Technology

Proposed by: Berwick upon Tweed Constituency Green Party, David McKechnie, Tanja Rebel,
Thomas Stewart, Dr Rupert Read, Jennie Agricola, Jonathan Essex, David Garlovsky, Steve
Goodman, Jacqui Hodgson, Andy Pratt, David Teasdale.

Synopsis
In line with the Precautionary Principle, and appeals from scientists worldwide, a
moratorium must urgently be authorised on the precipitate implementation of 5G
Wireless Network Technology, to allow for sufficient time for thorough and
independent environmental and health impact assessments.
Motion
Title: Campaign for an urgent moratorium on the implementation of 5G
Wireless Network Technology
There must be a campaign immediately instigated for a world-wide moratorium on
the implementation of 5G wireless network technology, due to potential effects on
human and animal health, increased carbon footprint from energy usage, pollution
caused by the mining of rare earth materials, and the impact of large-scale
deployment on Earth and in space.
For backing documentation to support this motion see:-
5G Moratorium – Supporting Paper, which has more detail and over 60
supporting References and resources
and
5G Moratorium – Supporting Paper – Digest of Key Points
5G Moratorium – Supporting Paper – Digest of Key
Points
1. No known independent studies on the adverse effects of Radio Frequency-
ElectroMagneticFields (RF-EMF) to date have been done for 5G.
2. The onus must be on the government and technology companies to show no
harm, not on the public to prove it is harmful.

3. Under UK and EU law, a Strategic Environmental Assessment should have been
carried out before the implementation of the 5G Wireless Network Technology was
authorised. That has not been done.
4. No public consultation on this 5G experiment has been conducted and no public
consent has been obtained.
5. This is a breach of the Nuremberg Code, which is considered to be the most
important document in the history of clinical research ethics, and which has had a
massive influence on global human rights.
6. The idea of informed consent has been universally accepted and now constitutes
Article 7 of the United Nations’ International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
This article explicitly includes a prohibition on medical and scientific
experimentation without consent.
7. EMFs are classified as a “pollutant” alongside smoke, chemicals and asbestos.
Lloyds of London Insurers, who will insure almost anything, as long ago as 2010
identified wireless technologies as an uninsurable risk. No insurance company in
the world will now cover health risks from wifi or emf radiation.
8. Government Departments often self insure, so that costs from any future health
claims from wifi or emf radiation will fall on the taxpayer.
9. According to the European Commission the precautionary principle may be
invoked when a phenomenon, product or process may have a dangerous effect,
identified by a scientific and objective evaluation, if this evaluation does not allow
the risk to be determined with sufficient certainty.
10. It has been estimated that “National 5G infrastructure will directly contribute an
additional £7 billion a year to the UK economy just six years from rollout – in 2026.”
11. This will be less than 0.3% of total UK GDP.
12. To expose people to 24/7 mandatory radiation constitutes a blatant breach
against Human Rights.
13. Over 300 satellite launches in total will be necessary for the 20000 satellites
estimated to be needed to support 5G, repeated every 5 years, as 5G satellites
have only a five year life. These launches will contribute significantly more harm to
the environment, in warming and damage to the ozone layer, than all the world’s
cars in total, on a continuing basis, every year.
14. The Chair of the British Ecological Society, Professor William Sutherland,
Miriam Rothschild Professor of Conservation Biology, University of Cambridge,
together with 24 International Environmental experts, in 2018 has identified 5G as
one of the top 15 emerging issues that could affect global biological diversity,
natural capital and ecosystem services, and conservation efforts.

15. The December 2018 issue of The Lancet stated “A recent evaluation of 2266
studies (including in-vitro and in-vivo studies in human, animal, and plant
experimental systems and population studies) found that most studies (n=1546,
68·2%) have demonstrated significant biological or health effects associated with
exposure to anthropogenic electromagnetic fields.”
16. The wireless industry spends over $100 million annually lobbying Washington,
largely in an attempt to quash any reports showing harm to health from RF-EMF.
NB.The above points are extracted from the 5G Moratorium Supporting Paper,
which has more detail and over 60 supporting references.

5G Moratorium – Supporting Paper
Abstract
No known independent studies on the adverse effects of Radio Frequency-
ElectroMagneticFields (RF-EMF) to date have been done for 5G.
At the recent Senate Commerce Committee hearing on 5G on the 7th of February this
year (2019), the fact that no independent studies on the harmful effects of the
implementation 5G wireless network technology had been considered, planned or carried
out, was clinically demonstrated by Senator Blumenthal, and reluctantly conceded by the
wireless carrier representatives. [37]
Studies referenced are usually wifi, mobile phones, 2G, 3G or 4G.
However 5G is part of the RF-EMF family and it would surely be naive to believe and claim
that the peer reviewed, demonstrated adverse effects shown from wifi, mobile phones, 2G,
3G or 4G may not be shown by 5G.
At the very least the Precautionary Principle [1] should apply until the 5G proponents, who
in the main are governments and technology companies, have shown that 5G is
incontrovertibly harmless.
Before drug companies introduce a new drug product into the market, it is the
responsibility of the company seeking to market the drug to test it and submit evidence
that it is safe and effective.
There have never been similar requirements of the wireless, mobile and RF-EMF radiation
industry, because the industry captured the regulatory bodies at least three decades
ago.[45],[46]
The onus must be on the government and technology companies to show no harm,
not on the public to prove it is harmful.

5G is radically different from previous generations of wireless technology:
• Instead of being on private property relatively far from where people live and work, 5G
antennae will be on the pavement every 300 yards or so.
• Instead of nature being protected, 20,000 5G satellites in low orbit will irradiate every
square inch of the Earth, and pollute every year more than all the 1 billion cars in the
world.
• the electrosmog produced by the implementation of 5G wireless network technology will
be many orders of magnitude greater than the current situation. It will unavoidably irradiate
everyone, massively increasing mandatory exposure, whether using a 5G device or not.
Under UK and EU law, a Strategic Environmental Assessment [3] should have
been carried out before the implementation of the 5G Wireless Network
Technology was authorised. That has not been done.
Human Rights
To expose people to 24/7 mandatory radiation constitutes a blatant breach of Human
Rights.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, in a response to a Freedom of
Information request, admits that “5G is an experimental technology”[41].
No public consultation on this 5G experiment has been conducted and no public consent
has been obtained.
This is a breach of the Nuremberg Code, [42], which is considered to be the
most important document in the history of clinical research ethics, and which
has had a massive influence on global human rights.
The idea of informed consent has been universally accepted and now
constitutes Article 7 of the United Nations’ International Covenant on Civil
and Political Rights.[43]
This article explicitly includes a prohibition on medical and scientific
experimentation without consent.
Some Adverse Effects
– Rocket launches to put 20, 000 satellites in space every 5 years, by the year 2050 could
result in more ozone destruction than was ever realised by CFCs [38], [39]
– More than 1,050,000 tonnes copper, 24,500 tonnes silver, 2,100 tonnes gold (worth £75
billion) and 98 tonnes of palladium will need to be extracted, merely to manufacture the
mobile phones, as estimated by the industry, that 5G implementation will generate.

– Internet energy costs by 2029 will be over $800 billion per year. Approximately 80% of
the traffic will be 5G generated. Currently, most of this power is produced from fossil fuels.
– Adverse effects on humans, animals, trees, plants, insects and the environment are a
strong possibility. Based on peer reviewed scientific research on current EMF Radiation,
there is worldwide concern from scientists and medical professionals about this untested
technology. [20],[25].
– The Chair of the British Ecological Society, Professor William Sutherland, Miriam
Rothschild Professor of Conservation Biology, University of Cambridge, together with 24
International Environmental experts, in 2018 has identified 5G as one of the top 15
emerging issues that could affect global biological diversity, natural capital and ecosystem
services, and conservation efforts. [27]
– The December 2018 issue of The Lancet stated “A recent evaluation of 2266 studies
(including in-vitro and in-vivo studies in human, animal, and plant experimental systems
and population studies) found that most studies (n=1546, 68·2%) have demonstrated
significant biological or health effects associated with exposure to anthropogenic
electromagnetic fields.” [33]
– EMFs are classified as a “pollutant” alongside smoke, chemicals and
asbestos. Lloyds of London Insurers, who will insure almost anything, as
long ago as 2010 identified wireless technologies as an uninsurable risk. No
insurance company in the world will now cover health risks from wifi or emf
radiation.[34], [40].
– Government Departments often self insure, so that costs from any future
health claims from wifi or emf radiation will fall on the taxpayer.
The Precautionary Principle
The Precautionary Principle [1] is in UK law via its presence in international law,
especially through EU law and The Maastricht Treaty. It is supported and approved
of by the Green Party.
According to the European Commission the precautionary principle may be
invoked when a phenomenon, product or process may have a dangerous
effect, identified by a scientific and objective evaluation, if this evaluation
does not allow the risk to be determined with sufficient certainty.
5G raises strong suspicions of (similar or much more severe risk of) harmful Health
and Environmental effects, as documented elsewhere in this document. There has
been no biological safety testing of genuine 5G radiation. [37] There exists no risk
analysis or risk management because there has been no risk assessment
whatsoever on 5G and therefore the Precautionary Principle must be applied.
Moratorium

A moratorium will allow time for further independent, thorough, comprehensive and
up to date research into the Environmental and Health Impact assessments of
Electro Magnetic Frequency Radiation (EMF/EMFR), and specifically focusing on
the biological effects of the implementation of 5G Wireless Network Technology,
before any further implementation on Earth or in Space.
The research/assessments must establish whether the implementation of 5G
Wireless Network Technology is at risk of causing “serious or irreversible” harm to
the natural environment.
Urgency
Urgent action is needed because the 5G network structure is scheduled for 2020
and the companies involved are working hard to implement this before the general
public becomes aware of the dangers.
Plans to implement 5G Wireless Network Technology without Due Diligence, (i.e.
without independent, thorough, comprehensive and up to date research, or any
public consultation into the Health and Strategic Environmental Impact
Assessments [3] of the precipitate implementation of 5G Wireless Network
Technology), are gathering pace and are scheduled for 2020 in the UK.
Alleged Potential Benefits
The main aim of the unusually rapid implementation of 5G wireless network
technology appears to be faster streaming of films, music and videos, together with
much more virtual reality and improved economic growth. Critically, 5G will be
essential to support “The Internet of Things” and in particular mobile phones,
driverless cars and drones. [4]
It has been estimated that “National 5G infrastructure will directly contribute
an additional £7 billion a year to the UK economy just six years from rollout –
in 2026.”[44].
This will be less than 0.3% of total UK GDP.
An unstated benefit to Governments may well be improved surveillance of the
general population, as currently occurs in China and is being planned in India. [5]
Most of the above aims are unnecessary and unsustainable, and are inimical to
slowing Climate Change.
Massive Harmful Effects
As 5G will be operated at car and body height, trees and humans will reduce its
effectiveness by up to 70%, according to the Government supported 5G Innovation
Centre at the University of Surrey, Guildford. [7]. This could lead to – and has
arguably already lead to – mass tree felling.

The new 5G Wireless Network Technology transmits and receives short-wave
length millimetre waves at extremely high intensities, producing photons of several
orders of magnitude greater energy than 4G and WiFi, which will be beamed in
pulsed form, from close proximity, such as lamp posts, often at body height, every
second of every day. [8]
Hundreds of peer reviewed studies have shown that Electro Magnetic Frequency
Radiation is harmful to the environment and to human, animal, insect, tree and
plant life. [9]
Billions of new antennae/small cells will be required, and full-scale implementation
will result in antennae/small cells every 10 to 12 houses in urban areas, thus
massively increasing mandatory exposure. [10]
To expose people to 24/7 mandatory radiation constitutes a blatant breach
against Human Rights.
5G Impact on Humans, Wildlife and Plants
There is worldwide concern from scientists and medical professionals about the
biological effects of this untested technology, based on peer reviewed scientific
research on wireless radiation. [20], [25].
These include:
Various neurological/neuropsychiatric effects, including changes in brain structure
and function, changes in various types of psychological responses and changes in
behaviour. [18],[24]
At least eight different endocrine (hormonal) effects. [19]
Cardiac effects influencing the electrical control of the heart, including changes in
ECGs, producing arrhythmias, changes that can be life threatening. [20]
Chromosome breaks and other changes in chromosome structure.
Histological changes in the testes.
Cell death (what is now called apoptosis, a process important in neurodegenerative
diseases).
Lowered male fertility including lowered sperm quality and function and also
lowered female fertility
Oxidative stress.[33]
Changes in calcium fluxes and calcium signalling.
Cellular DNA damage including single strand breaks and double strand breaks in
cellular DNA and also 8- OHdG in cellular DNA.
Cancer – DNA changes, also increased rates of tumour promotion-like
events.[22],[45]
Therapeutic effects including stimulation of bone growth.
Cataract formation (previously thought to be thermal, now known not to be) [23]
Breakdown of the blood-brain barrier. [21]
Melatonin depletion and sleep disruption.

Interruption of the Magnetic Compass which aids orientation of birds, insects,
spiders and mammals [26]
Disruption of plant metabolism [26], [30]

5G Impact on the Environment
Under UK and EU law, a Strategic Environmental Assessment [3] should have
been carried out before the implementation of the 5G Wireless Network Technology
was authorised. That has not been done.
Materials Extracted and Resources Used
Using industry produced figures, from the 4G era, 5 billion mobile phones will be in
use in 2019 and are expected to reach 11.6 billion by 2021.[11] An average
consumer replaces their mobile phone every one and a half years. [12]
Even if we assume no further mobile phone number increases beyond 2021, the
number of new and replacement mobiles to be manufactured between 2019 and
2030 – one of the critical dates for Climate Change – will be over 70 billion.
In order to manufacture these phones, more than 1,050,000 tonnes copper, 24,500
tonnes silver, 2,100 tonnes gold (worth £75 billion) and 98 tonnes of palladium will
need to be extracted. [12]
The implementation of 5G wireless technology will increase these numbers, as
most existing phones will be scrapped and replaced with 5G phones, which will also
probably require more materials than 4G phones.
The industry spent about $275 billion on 4G, and operators have yet to see
significant returns on those investments. Morgan Stanley estimates that the
industry will spend $225 billion on 5G between 2019 and 2025. [13]
5G Satellites in Space
There are currently almost 5000 satellites in space, of which less than 2000 are
operational, the rest being space junk. [14] 5G will multiply the number of satellites
in space by 5, to 25000.
The FCC gave approval to SpaceX on March 29, 2018, to launch 4,425 satellites
into low orbit around the Earth.
The total number of satellites expected to be put into low and high orbit by several
companies for 5G will be 20,000 satellites. [15]
In addition to blanketing the Earth in microwave radiation, the launches of these
satellites have the potential to destroy the Earth’s ozone layer and add to global
warming. [15].

We have no information currently on the total resources, materials, power and effort
that will be required to make and launch these satellites.
However just 35 launches per year of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, which burns
kerosene, would produce an amount of warming roughly equal to the amount of
warming produced in a year by the world’s one billion cars. [15]
To launch the 12000 satellites, for which Elon Musk has applied, at 64 satellites per
launch, would need almost 200 launches, which would produce more than the
amount of warming produced in 5 years by the world’s one billion cars. That would
be only 60% of the total 20000 satellites planned to be launched. [16]
Over 300 satellite launches in total will be necessary for the 20000 satellites
estimated to be needed to support 5G, repeated every 5 years, as 5G
satellites have only a five year life. These launches will contribute
significantly more harm to the environment, in warming and damage to the
ozone layer, than all the world’s cars in total, on a continuing basis, every
year.
5G Power needed
Based on industry figures, Internet energy costs for 2017 are estimated to have
been at least $300 billion dollars. Whilst efficiency improves 15% per year, global
data traffic is conservatively expected to more than double every four years. Some
estimates say every two years. Even with efficiencies continuing to be made, by
2029 Internet energy costs will be over $800 billion per year. Approximately 80% of
the traffic will be generated by 5G. Currently, most of this power is produced from
fossil fuels. [17]
A Few Facts about 5G
1. 17 separate areas in the U.K. are currently running tests of 5G. In none of these
tests are the effects on the environment or health being assessed. [32]
2. The Chair of the British Ecological Society, Professor William Sutherland,
Miriam Rothschild Professor of Conservation Biology, University of
Cambridge, together with 24 International Environmental experts, in 2018 has
identified 5G as one of the top 15 emerging issues that could affect global
biological diversity, natural capital and ecosystem services, and conservation
efforts. [27]
3. The December 2018 issue of The Lancet stated “A recent evaluation of
2266 studies (including in-vitro and in-vivo studies in human, animal, and
plant experimental systems and population studies) found that most studies
(n=1546, 68·2%) have demonstrated significant biological or health effects
associated with exposure to anthropogenic electromagnetic fields.” [33]
4. EMFs are classified as a “pollutant” alongside smoke, chemicals and asbestos,
and are not covered by Insurance Companies. [34]

5. 5G Frequencies Are Used As Weapons. Millimetre frequencies have the capacity
to cause a severe burning sensation in the skin and are used by the U.S.
Department of Defense in crowd control guns called Active Denial Systems. [35]
6. Driverless cars will increase and trap Internet Smog. [28]
7. The government and industry sponsored 5G Innovation Centre at the University
of Surrey in Guildford has stated in its literature that trees, and water on leaves on
trees, will reduce the effectiveness of 5G by up to 70%. [7]
8. Trees are being felled in worryingly excessive quantities in many towns and
cities, where 5G is being trialled or planned to be installed.
9. Trans Pennine Railway, in conjunction with Network Rail, are trialling 5G to be
able to link up with the EU 5G network. [29]
10. Network Rail are planning to fell up to 10 million trees. [36]
11. The Governor of California, Jerry Brown, has vetoed Bill SB 649, an “ill advised
bill that would streamline 5G cell antennas into neighbourhoods and increase
exposure to wireless frequencies”. [31]
12. The wireless industry spends over $100 million annually lobbying Washington,
largely in an attempt to quash any reports showing harm to health from RF-EMF
References and supporting resources :
1. Guidelines for applying the Precautionary Principle to Biodiversity Conservation and
Natural Resource Management http://bitly.ws/3ku7
2. International Appeal to the UN, WHO, EU, Council of Europe, Governments of all
nations: Stop 5G on Earth and in Space http://bitly.ws/3kuc ; Scientists warn of potential
serious health effects of 5G September 2017 http://bitly.ws/HZt ; 5G and the Internet of
Things: Scientific Overview of Human Health Risks http://bitly.ws/HZv ; 5G Radiation
Dangers  http://bitly.ws/TgM
3. Strategic Environmental Assessment http://bitly.ws/3kuq
4. 5G “benefits" http://bitly.ws/3kuU
5. 5G Surveillance http://bitly.ws/3kv5 ;  http://bitly.ws/3kv6 ; http://bitly.ws/3GVG
6. Removed – left to keep reference numbers valid.
7. Trees reduce 5G coverage by 70% (para 9) http://bitly.ws/ZgM
8. What is 5G http://bitly.ws/3kv2

9. Electromagnetic frequency radiation is harmful to the environment and to human,
animal, insect, trees and plant life. http://bitly.ws/3kv9
10. 5G Antennae/Small Cells http://bitly.ws/3kvi
11. Phones in Use http://bitly.ws/3kvo
12. Overconsumption http://bitly.ws/3kvv
13. Resources Used http://bitly.ws/3kyW
14. Satellites in Space http://bitly.ws/3kyA
15. Planetary Emergency http://bitly.ws/3kz8 ; http://bitly.ws/3mRf ; http://bitly.ws/3mRG
16. Satellite Launches http://bitly.ws/3kzp
17. Power Needed http://bitly.ws/3kzg
18. Neurological Effects http://bitly.ws/3kzZ ; http://bitly.ws/3kzZ
; http://bitly.ws/3kA2; http://bitly.ws/3kA3
19. Wi-Fi is an important threat to human
health http://bitly.ws/3m63 ; http://bitly.ws/3m6J ; http://bitly.ws/3nmc
20. Peer Reviewed Scientific Research On Wireless Radiation   http://bitly.ws/3m7b
21. Blood-brain barrier breakdown http://bitly.ws/3m7h
22.
Cancer http://bitly.ws/3m7o ; http://bitly.ws/3m7p ; http://bitly.ws/3m7r ; http://bitly.ws/3m7t
;   http://bitly.ws/3m7T
23. Cataract Formation   http://bitly.ws/3m7z  ; http://bitly.ws/3m7A ; http://bitly.ws/3m7G
24. Brain Damage   http://bitly.ws/3m82   ; http://bitly.ws/3m83
25. Scientists warning http://bitly.ws/3m85
26. Disorientation of animals, birds and insects http://bitly.ws/TgN)
27. Trends in Ecology & Evolution http://bitly.ws/ZgH
28. 5G Driverless cars will increase and trap Internet Smog http://bitly.ws/TgP
29. Trans Pennine 5G trial http://bitly.ws/ZgS
30. Effect on Trees Plants and
Seeds http://bitly.ws/3m8A ; http://bitly.ws/3m8D ; http://bitly.ws/3m8H

31. Letter to California Governor Jerry Brown from Dr Martin Pall   http://bitly.ws/TgG
32. UK 5G Test Areas http://bitly.ws/3m8W
33. Lancet demonstrates EMF health effects http://bitly.ws/3m93
34. EMF effects not covered by insurers   http://bitly.ws/3m99
35. 5G Frequencies Are Used As Weapons   http://bitly.ws/3m9j   ; http://bitly.ws/3m9k
36. Network Rail fell Millions of Trees   http://bitly.ws/3m9u
37. Blumenthal criticizes the FCC & FDA for inadequate answers on outstanding public
health questions http://bitly.ws/3GXc
38. Rocket launches worse than CFC for Ozone layer http://bitly.ws/3GXf
39. Ozone Depletion http://bitly.ws/3GXh
40.Lloyds Insurers Refuse To Cover 5G Wi-Fi Illnesses http://bitly.ws/3GXi
41.  UK Government admits 5G is an experimental technology http://bitly.ws/3GXp
42. The Nuremberg Code http://bitly.ws/3GXk
43. The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights http://bitly.ws/3GXr
44.  5G adds 0.3% to UK GDP by 2026 http://bitly.ws/3GXs
45. Aggressive Brain Tumours rising in UK http://bitly.ws/3GXB
46. Captured Regulatory Agencies http://bitly.ws/3GXE


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