Archive for the Taking Action Category

OFGEM Complaint: British Gas Misleading Customers On Smart Meters

[Update: Ofgem has CONFIRMED that British Gas is misleading customers on Smart Meters – see here for Ofgem’s response and omissions] [SSM UK]  Subscriber Chris Jones lodged a formal complaint with UK energy regulator OFGEM this morning about British Gas’s current Smart Meter tactics, and kindly forwarded […]

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UK medical doctors call for ‘immediate action’ against wireless technologies

Open letter by UK medical doctors: Health and safety of Wi-Fi and mobile phones We wish to highlight our concern over the safety of exposure to microwave radiation from wireless technology, particularly for vulnerable groups like children, pregnant women, the elderly and those with compromised health. There […]

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Authorities in India to relocate 300 mobile towers to “isolated places” over health risks

In the wake of health risk posed by mobile phone towers, the Noida Authority has decided to relocate all such antennas from residential areas of the city. The authority will identify locations in isolated places — far from residential colonies — where they will be relocated. There […]

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Alliance for Natural Health reviews Get_Wired!

[SSM UK] Our thanks to all our guests, speakers and helpers at Get_Wired on Sunday.  The ANH’s Adam Smith penned this great write-up.  We will be uploading videos of each of the presentations soon for those of you who couldn’t make it. [/] Why you should avoid […]

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Get_Wired Update: New Advance Booking/Concessionary Pricing

Things are hotting up!  Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who has bought a ticket for our Get_Wired conference on Sunday 23rd June in Alfriston, Sussex.  It will be a truly groundbreaking event and we have visitors coming from as far away as the Netherlands to hear our […]

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*BREAKING NEWS* Get Wired & Take Back Your Power!

See UPDATE 1 here: http://www.stopsmartmeters.org.uk/get_wired-update1 Following news of the Government’s Smart Meter betrayal yesterday, we are pleased to announce we will be hosting a groundbreaking conference ~  GET WIRED ~ in the beautiful Sussex countryside on Sunday 23rd June 2013.  The aim is to raise awareness about […]

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British families at risk from smart meters, [SSM! UK] tells MPs

[SSM UK] Huge thanks to the Telegraph for the following story which features some of our statements at the Commons yesterday.  If you’d like to look a little further beyond the headlines and see our representatives’ comments given in context (recommended), you can do so here (or […]

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“Getting Smarter About The Smart Grid” – Dr Tim Schoechle, National Institute for Science, Law & Public Policy

Authored by a veteran communications technology expert, in collaboration with the National Institute for Science, Law and Public Policy, “Getting Smarter About the Smart Grid” offers a roadmap to a truly decentralised electricity grid capable of integrating “distributed” power generation and renewal energy sources without the privacy, […]

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SSM! (UK) to appear in front of Commons Select Committee TOMORROW, 10am – BBC Democracy Live – PLEASE TUNE IN!

Following our submission in February to the Commons Energy & Climate Change Select Committee’s review of the planned Smart Meter roll-out, two representatives from Stop Smart Meters!(UK) have been invited to give evidence in person at the Palace of Westminster tomorrow.  We are pleased to be given […]

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Family with young children forced to live in the cold, without power, for refusing a Smart Meter

LOS ANGELES- Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has terminated electricity to the family of a middle school teacher, her husband, and their six children for refusing to have a smart meter on their home, which they say caused their family serious health problems. In […]

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The Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Radiation on Human Health – Camilla Rees

This excellent presentation by Camilla Rees, founder of ElectromagneticHealth.org, was delivered as her keynote address for the Healthy Bodies Healthy Buildings Conference 2012.  It offers a clear, understandable synopsis of some of the science behind health damage from electromagnetic radiation (assiduously backed-up with graphical references) and offers […]

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Smart Meters – Engineering a Virtual Panopticon

Our thanks go to the UK Column newspaper for featuring an article written by us this month: www.ukcolumn.org.  Please share widely. LONDON, March 7, 2013, Stop Smart Meters! (UK) If you are the average Internet and telephone user, 736 pieces of personal information are collected about you […]

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Commons Select Committee Publishes Over 100 Responses To ‘Smart’ Meter Consultation from Concerned Scientists, Doctors, Campaign Groups

The House of Commons Select Committee has just published submissions to its consultation on DECC’s ‘Smart’ Meter plans.  Despite the fact that we received only two days notice about the consultation, it appears as though more than 100 scientists, doctors, campaign groups and concerned individuals (as well […]

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Wireless Radiation – See It Measured

This helpful video shows audible wireless radiation emissions from a wireless router and compares them to levels known to cause negative effects.  Similar pulses would be heard from mobile/Smart phones, cordless DECT phones, wireless laptops/tablets/keyboards/mouse/trackpads, Bluetooth headsets/devices, wireless baby monitors, wireless games consoles and, of course, ‘Smart’ […]

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Stop Smart Meters! (UK) – We Are Being Censored

On Thursday this week (21-Feb-13), we were alerted to a BBC Radio 4 “You and Yours” programme featuring Smart Meters.  As disappointed as we were not to be invited to appear on the show, we still took the opportunity to tweet a few contributions under the #YouAndYours […]

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Lou Collins Radio Show 11/2/13 – Mike from Stop Smart Meters! (UK)

Interview starts around 7 minutes in after Lou played the trailer for Take Back Your Power.  Mike covered quite a lot of ground in this interview. Download available here (155Mb): http://stream15.mixcloud.com/cloudcasts/originals/3/e/5/6/bea4-64c4-47f8-91c1-9ad0f9402b68.mp3 via Lou Collins Radio Show 11/2/13 Mike from Stop Smart Meters UK by Lou Collins on […]

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This Valentine’s, Show Your Little Swimmers Some Love… (Observable effects of EMR on sperm)

And remember, Smart Meters can expose our bodies to between 140 and 800 times as much radiation as mobile phones! Share the love – please forward this onto your nearest & dearest. (And, for the girls, here’s a picture of the inter-generational effects of EMR on girl’s […]

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ANH-Intl Joins Worldwide Revolt Against Smart Meters ~ “For the sake of your health, your privacy and your community – please get involved!”

Founded in 2002 by Dr. Robert Verkerk, the Alliance for Natural Health International is an internationally active non-governmental organisation promoting natural and sustainable approaches to healthcare worldwide. ANH-Intl campaigns across a wide range of fields, including for freedom of choice and the use of micronutrients and herbal […]

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Commons Select Committee senses growing ‘Smart’ Meter opposition – requests help

Despite the fact that we have corresponded with DECC and supplied them with consultation responses previously, we were sent the following information by a Stop Smart Meters! UK member just a few hours ago. A House of Commons Select Committee is sensing growing opposition to Smart Meters […]

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Two mothers arrested for refusing Smart Meter installation in United States (still think this is about benefitting you?)

*Warning – the first video on this page starts automatically*. Video from CBS, story from http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/01/24/woman-arrested-while-refusing-smart-meter-installation-on-her-property-tells-us-her-story/ Jennifer Stahl has been a strong advocate against the smart meter program in Naperville, Ill., for the last two years. The issue came to a head Wednesday afternoon when she was […]

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