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5G: a serious health risk?

5G: a serious health risk?

5G, the fifth generation of cellular technology, is a form of electromagnetic radiation, which will make wireless technology, internet access, smartphones, and industrial use a thousand times faster. It does so by emitting radiation of a much higher frequency, which...
The World on Fire

The World on Fire

As in every turn of the year in 2018 a bonfire was lighted on the beach of The Hague in Holland. The difference of this fire, though, was its magnitude caused by the 50 meters high wooden pyre. The western wind blew a sea of sparks in the residential areas and caused...
Nitrogen perils and PFAS

Nitrogen perils and PFAS

The Netherlands keeps looking for problems. First CO2 and now nitrogen, i.e., nitrogen compounds, such as ammonium and nitrogen dioxide, give political and social headaches. What’s the problem? Well, high concentrations of these chemicals affect nature. Most...
Conceptions and misconceptions about CO2

Conceptions and misconceptions about CO2

This article is in line with my earlier article about climate skepticism. I think this subject is more important than any other world event, hence my special attention. It is that important because it is characterized by distorted half-truths, by misconceptions and...
Climate skepticism

Climate skepticism

Climate is a very complicated matter of which experts and novices can pick their preferred research results to fabricate a more or less devastating view of our future. And everyone will believe them, especially the non-physicists (and there are a lot of them)....
Superiority

Superiority

If you’re born in one of the countries of the Western world have you ever wondered why people of this world feel responsible for the misfortune of non-Western countries? And why they think they can solve all kinds of natural and man-made disasters? And why they have a...