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LightAware Media Release on SCHEER Report

July 17th, 2018

LightAware have sent the following to the UK media about the EU’s SCHEER committee’s report on the potential risks to human health of LED lighting:

LightAware respond to EU Commission request for more information

July 11th, 2018

In January LightAware submitted comments on the EU Single Lighting Regulation which aims to phase out all but one type of halogen lighting and much fluorescent lighting by 2020.  The charity also submitted a proposal for an exemption to this legislation which would allow light sensitive people to access the incandescent bulbs they need to […]

LightAware Response to Chief Medical Officer’s Report on Pollution 2017

May 23rd, 2018

In 2018 the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, published an independent report into the threat to health posed by pollution to people living in England. pp113-115 contain a section about light pollution Click here for the full report Click here for the section about light pollution included on the LightAware website LightAware have […]

LightAware in The Guardian newspaper

May 11th, 2018

LightAware have contributed a letter to a debate in the UK’s Guardian newspaper, entitled ‘Don’t Let the EU turn out the Stage Lights.’  Having already banned traditional incandescent bulbs, the  EU ban on lighting is extending to mains tungsten halogen lamps, most compact fluorescent lamps and T8 linear fluorescent. The  draft document is currently under consideration […]

Dr Zielinska-Dabkowska joins LightAware Panel of Advisers

April 23rd, 2018

We are delighted to welcome  Dr Karolina M. Zielinska-Dabkowska  to the LightAware Advisory Panel.   Dr  Zielinska-Dabkowska  is a Chartered RIBA architect and award winning practicing lighting designer. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Gdansk University of Technology in Gdansk, Poland, where she conducts research on various aspects of light and lighting in […]

LightAware Comments on the proposed changes to the EU Ecodesign Directive 2009

January 25th, 2018

LightAware submitted the following comments to the EU Commission on 25th January 2018.

LightAware Submit Proposal for Exemption to EU Single Lighting Regulation

January 25th, 2018

LightAware submitted the following proposed exemption to the EU Commission on 25th January 2018.  LightAware’s exemption document is in response to EU plans to further restrict the availability of different types of lighting in the European Union. If allowed the exemption will enable light sensitive people to access the incandescent bulbs they need. The Single […]

LightAware meets with UK Department for Transport

January 19th, 2018

LightAware have held a very productive meeting with the Department for Transport’s Steve Berry OBE, Head Highways Maintenance, Innovation, Resilience, Light Rail and Cableways Branch, and Gary Kemp Policy Advisor, Local Infrastructure Division.  We discussed LightAware’s concerns about LED street lights, and the pain, ill health and social exclusion they are causing to people who […]

New LightAware Ambassador for Dubai

January 17th, 2018

We are very pleased to welcome Nathan Savage as LightAware’s new Ambassador for Dubai.  Nathan is a lighting designer with Nathan Savage Lighting Design and has become part of LightAware after seeing the charity’s speech at the Professional Lighting Design Convention in Paris. Nathan says: ‘I think it is the moral duty of those within […]

Professor John Hawk becomes LightAware Adviser

December 17th, 2017

The LightAware Advisory Panel are all experts in their professional field who support the charity with advice and guidance, ensuring that our website and our campaigns are grounded in the best possible information. LightAware are delighted that the eminent photodermatologist Professor John Hawk has agreed to be a member of the panel. We look forward […]

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