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LightAware Presentation in Santiago Chile

November 22nd, 2023

On 21st November 2023 LightAware Trustees Dr John Lincoln and Eleanor Levin gave a presentation to an academic symposium about the impact of light on health. The event was hosted by the Catholic University of Chile’s Department of Design and Architecture. 

A big victory against corporate advertising

November 22nd, 2023

We are thrilled to share the news that the proposed London MSG Sphere has been blocked by Sadiq Khan. This win shows the power of local, community activism, but also serves as a warning of just how ill-suited the planning system is to protect us from harmful advertising.

The House of Lords Inquiry into Light and Health

August 18th, 2023

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is conducting an inquiry into the effects of artificial light and noise on human health. LightAware has submitted a comprehensive response on negative health effects.

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UK Government Ecodesign Consultation

August 18th, 2023

A big thank you to all who responded to the consultation on the new ecodesign requirements for lighting products sent out last month.We will keep everyone up to date with the results of the consultation once they are published.

Light-disabled people need ‘lifeline routes’ says Irish Parliament

June 12th, 2023

LightAware attended the Irish Parliament for the launch of a report from the Joint Committee on Disability Matters. The report focuses on aligning services in Ireland with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

LightAware speaks to Irish Parliament

February 11th, 2022

A LightAware representative attended the Oireachtas, the Irish Parliament, to speak to the Joint Committee on Disability Matters on the topic ‘Equality and Non-Discrimination’.

The Halogen ban will create a long-term lockdown

October 1st, 2021

The ban on halogen lighting comes into force in the UK today, on 1 October 2021. LightAware is extremely concerned about the impact of this legislation on the lives of people who cannot tolerate LED lighting.

International Day of Light Talk

May 15th, 2021

Author Anna Levin will be talking about light with Dr John Lincoln from LightAware Charity, to mark the International Day of Light – on how the quality of light affects the quality of our lives.

A Bright Idea? Report on LED streetlighting

February 1st, 2021

LightAware has just published its report A bright idea? – Adverse health, social and environmental impacts associated with LED street lighting. Based on a freedom of information request sent to 120 councils.

UK Government consultation on lighting law: LightAware’s response

January 21st, 2021

LightAware’s response to the UK government public consultation on lighting sources and labelling, with a view to implementing the EU’s EcoDesign regulation into UK law.

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