Light Aware http://lightaware.org Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:12:39 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 http://lightaware.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/cropped-LA_favicon-32x32.png Light Aware http://lightaware.org 32 32 LED street lights are disturbing my sleep http://lightaware.org/2017/03/led-street-lights-disturbing-sleep/ http://lightaware.org/2017/03/led-street-lights-disturbing-sleep/#respond Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:26:48 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=1151 "When the lighting is right you have a sense of peace and contemplation, of aesthetic joy in the world," says novelist Lionel Shriver, who is campaigning against LEDs in the South Brooklyn neighbourhood where she spends part of the year.

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Helen, London http://lightaware.org/2017/02/helen-london/ http://lightaware.org/2017/02/helen-london/#respond Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:51:58 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=1145 Migraine from high-frequency sound in lightbulbs

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Charlie http://lightaware.org/2017/02/charlie/ http://lightaware.org/2017/02/charlie/#respond Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:19:06 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=1125 LED street lights a step too far

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LED lighting could have major impact on wildlife http://lightaware.org/2017/02/led-lighting-major-impact-wildlife/ http://lightaware.org/2017/02/led-lighting-major-impact-wildlife/#respond Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:21:05 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=1112 The growth of LED lighting is an issue of global concern, and the number of documented impacts on the environment is growing rapidly.

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Street Lighting and Blue Light, Frequently Asked Questions http://lightaware.org/2017/02/street-lighting-blue-light-frequently-asked-questions/ http://lightaware.org/2017/02/street-lighting-blue-light-frequently-asked-questions/#respond Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:56:48 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=1171 Spectrum, light level measured at the eye, duration of exposure, and timing of exposure relative to an individual’s circadian cycle are believed to be the principal contributing factors to light’s effects on health.

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New LightAware Ambassador http://lightaware.org/2017/01/new-lightaware-ambassador/ http://lightaware.org/2017/01/new-lightaware-ambassador/#respond Wed, 25 Jan 2017 11:57:26 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=1076 We are delighted to welcome Tania Dutton, Ambassador for migraine and Mears-Irlen sydrome.

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New LED lights threaten health, environment http://lightaware.org/2017/01/new-led-lights-threaten-health-environment/ http://lightaware.org/2017/01/new-led-lights-threaten-health-environment/#respond Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:41:47 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=1087 Don’t get stuck in contracts for harmful lighting. It is not in the best interest of our citizens and is irresponsible.

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Anna http://lightaware.org/2017/01/anna/ http://lightaware.org/2017/01/anna/#respond Sat, 07 Jan 2017 12:18:02 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=1133 Anna, Central Scotland, "CFLs feel like the dementors in Harry Potter"

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City of Monterey loses lawsuit over streetlights http://lightaware.org/2017/01/city-monterey-loses-lawsuit-streetlights/ http://lightaware.org/2017/01/city-monterey-loses-lawsuit-streetlights/#respond Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:26:47 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=1007 Monterey County Superior Court Judge Lydia Villarreal ruled Dec. 20 that the city violated both the California Environmental Quality Act and the Brown Act when it started to install energy-efficient LED streetlights in 2009

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LightAware holds successful first AGM http://lightaware.org/2016/12/lightaware-holds-successful-first-agm/ http://lightaware.org/2016/12/lightaware-holds-successful-first-agm/#respond Sat, 03 Dec 2016 18:59:36 +0000 http://lightaware.org/?p=935 Once the website is properly established, we decided our next priorities would be to raise awareness about the significant health and social exclusion issues arising from the roll out of new street lighting and access to medical care.

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