When I started researching for an article on good practice measures for light pollution mitigation, the first thing I did was play with the map made available by www.lightpollutionmap.info. I didn’t think it would be so fascinating to see Europe from this perspective, nor did I think I would find
500 years ago, if we had been able to see the Earth from above, the towns would have seemed as dark as the tropical forests.
According to the International Energy Agency, lighting accounts for 20% of the global energy consumption. This alone is enough reason for people not to use it anymore, withou