Have you seen those pictures taken from space looking back at the Earth? They look beautiful, like the Earth is a jewelled crown. We seem intent on lighting up space with our collective lighting energy.
Are we sending out a message to space? “Here we are. This is a perfect example of how we squander our resources.”
Earth from space
But so much of that energy is wasted on streets with few people in them or lighted while most residents sleep. What we need is targeted light as shown in the video below:
Have you seen this video?
We have the lighting technology, so why aren’t we using it and spending the saved energy on more important things?