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The US needs to retire daylight savings and just have two time zones—one hour apart


The US needs to retire daylight savings and just have two time zones one hour apart Quartz

The US needs to retire daylight savings and just have two time zones one hour apart Quartz

Source: http://qz.com/142199/the-us-needs-to-ret...

It would seem to be more efficient to do away with the practice altogether. The actual energy savings are minimal, if they exist at all. Frequent and uncoordinated time changes cause confusion, undermining economic efficiency. There’s evidence that regularly changing sleep cycles, associated with daylight saving, lowers productivity and increases heart attacks. Being out of sync with European time changes was projected to cost the airline industry $147 million a year in travel disruptions. But I propose we not only end Daylight Saving, but also take it one step further.

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