Twin slogans: Spring into action

So we spring forward this weekend into British Summer Time. Lose an hour’s sleep, but gain lighter evenings. Great! But if equinoctial logic had been applied, it should have happened a month ago and significant energy (and Vitamin D) would not have been wasted.

Because most of us have been sleeping through increasing amounts of daylight through these March mornings; that’s bad for our Circadian Rhythm, bad for global CO2 emissions – and a good example of how equinoctial logic can be applied to rectify. We should also spring into action¹, eQ argues – but that is dealt with elsewhere

That’s it for now, but Daylight saving is an interesting, surprisingly complex and contentious subject. I am certain the eQ solution is the best-fit, most logical way to organize our life in mid- and polar- latitude countries (that’s most of the Northern Hemisphere landmass…), so this topic will be revisited.

¹The mug is the handiwork of my daughter Imogen
© Martin Nelson 24 March 2017

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