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Agenda 21: Smart Meters – What's the Big Deal?

The  global powers- that- be have bet the farm on the new “Smart Technology.”  
 National governments and megacorporations are pumping billions of dollars into Smart Grid/Smart Meter/Smart Appliances.  The details and strategy are fully laid out in the 2010 Smart Appliance Smart Grid ReportThis is a 31 page pdf report to industry; manufacturers and retailers to layout the rosy future of Green Technology and how they need to “sell it to their customers.”
The problem is, it’s an invasion of privacy AND the meters make people sick. 
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~LTG

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David Brooks Finally Lays Something Worth Knowing On the Line- Agenda 21 Green Jobs are Toast

When the “Smart Grid” is Fully Operational, Kiss 28,000 Meter Reader Jobs Goodbye


There’s a wealth of other evidence to suggest that the green economy will not be a short-term jobs machine. According to Investor’s Business Daily, executives at Johnson Controls turned $300 million in green technology grants into 150 jobs — that’s $2 million per job.
Sunil Sharan, a former director of The Smart Grid Initiative at General Electric, wrote in The Washington Post that the Smart Grid, while efficient and environmentally beneficial, will be a net job destroyer. For example, 28,000 meter-reading jobs will be replaced by the Smart Grid’s automatic transmitters.
A study by McKinsey suggests that clean energy may produce jobs for highly skilled engineers, but it will not produce many jobs for U.S. manufacturing workers. Gordon Hughes, an economist at the University of Edinburgh, surveyed the landscape and concluded: “There are no sound economic arguments to support an assertion that green energy policies will increase the total level of employment….”
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