Tag Archives: Light pollution

The French surrender to Astronomers – my town likely to be next

Now enviro-policy to “end light pollution” has France on track to look like North Korea at night: From The Guardian: Lights out – France to force shops and offices to go dark overnight French light pollution law is expected to … Continue reading

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Oh the Entomology! Light pollution “radically altered” environment – making more bugs, more bug predators

From the University of Exeter , some buggy science. Next thing you know, PETA will be campaigning to have us shut off street lighting to “save the insects”. I’m surprised it has taken them this long to figure out that … Continue reading

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One more thing to worry about: cloud light pollution amplification

Clouds amplify ecological light pollution The brightness of the nightly sky glow over major cities has been shown to depend strongly on cloud cover. In natural environments, clouds make the night sky darker by blocking the light of the stars … Continue reading

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