Christmas lights, light pollution and other avoidable wastage at these holidays

Dec 21, 2019

Although the low-energy LED lights are better for the environment, the high use of these luminaries massively in cities and homes can result in unnecessary waste and harmful to the environment, in addition to the bluish light that they give off has negative effects for some animals and insects, and even for people.

Ángel López Sánchez, astrophysicist and scientific disseminator of the Australian Astronomical Optics research center of the University of Macquarie, reflects on this and other issues that affect our consumption habits during Christmas, not very […]

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