Council of the Netherlands issues report on health effects
A report by
the Health Council of the Netherlands has concluded: "
is at present no cause for concern" that mobile phones can
adversely affect health. The 96-page report, like most others from
review panels, also says that further research is indicated. The
Council "finds no reason in the scientific data concerning
to apply the precautionary principle and
lower the SAR limits for partial body exposure".
The report can
be found at www.gr.nl
Health Council of the Netherlands. Mobile telephones; an evaluation
of health effects. The Hague: Health Council of the Netherlands,
2002; publication no. 2002/OIE.
Report on the Precautionary Principle
principle" is a much-used phrase with regards to mobile phones.
A report from the European Environment Agency examines a number
of environmental issues that occurred in the 20th Century, and examines
lessons that can be learned from these examples.
The report is
available on PDF at http://reports.eea.eu.int
Late lessons from early warnings: the precautionary principle 1896-2000.
Environmental issue report No. 22. OPOCE ã EEA, Copenhagen,