APRIL 22 - 30, 2022
US Department of Energy
Scott Minos, March 28, 2022
When considering the environment and pollution, thoughts usually go to water, air, and the land. But there are other kinds of pollution, including pollution from lighting. International Dark Sky Week aims to bring attention and action to this lesser known type of pollution.
Any artificial light that is not needed is considered light pollution. Light pollution is increasing at 2x rate of population growth and 83% of the global population lives under a light-polluted sky.
Use outdoor lighting responsibly by: