Spring forward!

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 consumption.

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 electric-driven life in mid- and polar- latitude countries (that’s most of the Northern Hemisphere landmass…), so this topic will be revisited.

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