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Letter to Council. Re: Microwave Cell Tower being installed next to school.

Letter to Council

Dear Council,

As a resident, I am writing this letter to alert you of my concerns about the placement of a cellular tower in our community. We need a public Consultation Process on the placement of the Microwave Cell Tower right next to the school.With six cellular suppliers who each want to establish 4G service across Canada, the installation of more and more cellular towers has become an urgent and important issue.

My concern is the proposed Rogers Telecommunications tower located at 71 Edwin Street East, Meaford, Ontario, PIN 37114-0109 (LTRogers Site C4272), next to the school.

Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change

On The Perfectly Flaky Hawk

WASHINGTON — Coca-Cola has always been more focused on its economic bottom line than on global warming, but when the company lost a lucrative operating license in India because of a serious water shortage there in 2004, things began to change.

Today, after a decade of increasing damage to Coke’s balance sheet as global droughts dried up the water needed to produce its soda, the company has embraced the idea of climate change as an economically disruptive force.

“Increased droughts, more unpredictable variability, 100-year floods every two years,” said Jeffrey Seabright, Coke’s vice president for environment and water resources, listing the problems that he said were also disrupting the company’s supply of sugar cane and sugar beets, as well as citrus for its fruit juices. “When we look at our most essential ingredients, we see those events as threats.”

Coke reflects a growing view among American business leaders and mainstream economists who see global warming as a force that contributes to lower gross domestic products, higher food and commodity costs, broken supply chains and increased financial risk. Their position is at striking odds with the longstanding argument, advanced by the coal industry and others, that policies to curb carbon emissions are more economically harmful than the impact of climate change.

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