There was more light in the evening. Thus, I dare to put this on the table: Could it be serving corporate America and their global affiliates? Mid-summer, we are actually on double DST already, which I don't mind a bit! Another problem is trying to schedule meetings accross the company and globe. For safety's sake, I'd like to see it go back to the beginning of Aril, rather than March.
Anybody care what this blogger, Fisher, thinks about it? It would be helpful for business purposes to have fewer time zones in the US. If people want more daylight, he said, they should just wake up earlier. Changing the clocks twice a year is an idiotic nuisance. Detailed information is available for the first half of 1973 and for the second half of 1973. Stability is important - to all of us - and artificially shifting things an hour just can't be healthy, no matter how nice it is to have a late night outside dinner. Going to home dark. Posted by: andym108 | March 7, 2009 10:25 AM. -- faye kane, homeless brain I'm with BethyL, above. DST is fine - but it comes now too early!! Oct 28, 1973 - Daylight Saving Time Ended. © Time and Date AS 1995–2020. Agree? It might be easier to conduct business, since companies on the east and west coasts would have more of their day when they are both open and have hours in common. Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time. The whole energy rationale is a bunch of baloney. Are you kidding? Sunday night, the sun will set at 7:08; tonight, at 6:07. There are also negative economic impacts from DST, beyond the number of people who did not remember to change their clocks twice a year and arrive early or late. But as for me, I'll ponder more about it while I lie on my back naked, 24/7, all day, every day, all week long, as I have for three years after walking out of my nuclear engineering job. The Daylight Saving Time Energy Act of 1973 was responsible for a. preserving and setting Daylight Saving Time across the continent. If people want to get up earlier, work earlier and so forth, let them, and leave the rest of us alone. DST actually causes more, not less, energy use. I grew up in Michigan, which is on the very western edge of the Eastern time zone. They open at 9am and close their day at 2pm.
I guess if I had a cushy job of writing a column I wouldn't care, but how about the real world. Leave it alone. Awaking dark. Awe-inspiring. Since 1966, the feds have ordained when and how clocks will change throughout the country, except for Arizona and Hawaii.
If we went to year-round DST today, I think the same thing would happen again. Not only does the extra hour of sunshine put a smile on folks' faces, as Rep. Edward Markey, Congress's Mr. Daylight Time, likes to say, but the additional light is credited with saving energy, cutting crime and making roads safer. In some countries, it is also called “summer time”. Posted by: saprintz | March 7, 2009 11:30 AM. As for an energy savings plan it fails to take into consideration that the Sun, electricity and temperatures do not have a concept of our terrestrial time. Private employers could do as they pleased. It's Time For Double Daylight Saving Time. Oh brother. Farmers that needed to have always risen with the sun regardless of what the clock says. The United States, at 2:00 AM on March 13, lost one hour to comply with President Richard M. Nixon’s still controversial “Emergency Daylight Saving Time Energy Conservation Act of 1973.”. Post the Definition of Double Daylight Saving Time to Facebook, Share the Definition of Double Daylight Saving Time on Twitter, 'Cordial': A Word Straight from the Heart.
Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on 18 Mar 1973 than the day before. The 12 months of the year are linked to the Moon's orbit around Earth. hats off to Arizona for their stance and the rest of the world who leaves time alone. Posted by: BethyL | March 7, 2009 11:01 AM.
That leaves the opposition mainly in the hands of airlines, which say they have trouble competing for arrival slots at foreign airports when U.S. time doesn't match up with European time. I also despise having to drive to work in pitch black of night. That means that kids are walking to school in the dark, which is obviously dangerous. I don't want to SPRING ahead. Get rid of DST! Posted by: trr2 | March 7, 2009 2:56 PM. To provide for daylight saving time on a year-round basis for a two-year trial period, and to require the Federal Communications Commission to permit certain daytime broadcast stations to operate before local sunrise. Since train and transport schedules cannot be easily adjusted, Amtrak idles trains and passengers for one hour to keep on schedule in the fall and then tries to make up an hour in the spring by speeding up. The selfishness among DST advocates is apalling. And as far as summer goes, what if you have noisy neighbors or live in a noisy neighborhood who party until sunset and you need to be up at 5 A.M. in the morning for your kids or job, but the neighbors have kept you up all night. I want the natural time, moving with the rhythms of the heavenly orbs.
Posted by: Lisa123 | March 7, 2009 7:46 PM. And these kinds of astronomical manipulations just bother me. Posted by: mblace | March 7, 2009 4:16 PM.
And we muck about with sun time why? By Marc Fisher | It does NOT save energy, not at all. More daylight at the end of the day apparently does translate into more shopping not more family time. Posted by: lmlarock | March 7, 2009 9:33 PM. Try as Man might, nature dictates how much sun we get at any time of the year because of the earth's orbit. Why are we so afraid of change?
Over the winter, there was a huge uproar because all the kids were going to school in the dark, which everybody agreed was unsafe. Here is an example of the news coverage: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120406767043794825.html. Current country/territory names, rather than historic country names are displayed, so the list could contain countries that did not exist at the time. I want to get up early and get on with my day. The point of daylight savings time was to help (force?) Posted by: sugarstreet | March 10, 2009 8:10 AM. Election night won't run so late, either.
Daylight Saving Time (DST), or summer time, as it is known as in the UK, starts on the last Sunday in March and ends on the last Sunday in October. For those that say it doesn't matter, I think it does for some workers who can not flex their schedule. Daylight Savings Time still remains a big negative to many U.S. government agencies and health experts, according to a recent report by telegram.com. We don't all work in offices, nor in cities, and lots of folks who do go to work early so you office workers can have your donuts (or croissants) and lattes on the way to work. The totally unnecessary switch is not worth the cost. Further there are numerous studies of increases in accidents every time the time shifts. Later light also reduces car crashes, which tend to spike after dark. DST does NOT save energy. We live in a 24 hour society now. Residents: Please Build A Stadium In My Neighborhood | It doesn't give us any more daylight. I don't mind the extra hour of daylight, but all the extra sun is burning my grass. Still wondering what's going to happen tonight and what happens today while she's w/ grandma for her nap. What's the cost of switching in and out of DST each year? Do you really want it to be pitch black at 8 am on winter days? Posted by: sternrc | March 7, 2009 5:58 PM. The fact is, that averaging over the time zones, most folks have their leisure time in the evenings, and therefore, if it is not dark until later, less electricity will be needed for lighting, evenings will be safer for children, roads will be safer during the discretionary driving hours, etc. Posted by: johnbear1 | March 7, 2009 10:27 PM. It does not save energy, and was just another bogus move on Bush's part to act like he cared about the environment. I HATE IT! I work "virtually" with a few Europeans, and the change from DST and back over here creates a mess. What about energy savings, perhaps the only legitimate reason for DST? Any commercial building that I frequent has their lights on all the time.
Vote for your choice at the bottom of this post. And I was mugged once in broad daylight. Also think of all those kids walking to school in darkness with those same sleepy drivers on the streets. Posted by: goaway41 | March 7, 2009 10:56 AM. The extra light late in the day suppresses crime rates. East Coast and West Coast efficiency will improve if workers on both sides of the country can work together most of the day.
Similarly, while bad guys are usually asleep in the early morning, dusk brings about prime time for crime. Posted by: kathym1 | March 7, 2009 3:52 PM.
Kids go to school in the dark in the winter anyway - even with standard time. A majority of respondents voting for DST doesn't make it a good idea. DST in March has us getting up in the dark and going to work in the dark. The first is merely twice as dumb; the latter is totally idiotic, since the whole point of DST is to shift the clock in accordance with the seasons. (PDF file) looked at the electricity use when portions of the state finally started to observe DST. That way, the players have an excuse for all the strikeouts & errors. Build a city of skyscrapers—one synonym at a time. Everyone knows that the magic of Disney or Cedar Point is after the sunsets and seeing these parks lit up in their neon and flashing lights. Areas having DST in some period during 1973 No DST in 1973. I agree with WAPO put it ahead an hour and never change it again, Bush is the first president in daylights savings time early life starting in 1916. Please let us know if you're having issues with commenting. The result is sunsets at around 10pm and twilight until around 11pm. Anyone who lives on the west side of a metro area & commutes will appreciate not having to drive into the sunrise & sunset TWICE. The United States, at 2:00 AM on March 13, lost one hour to comply with President Richard M. Nixon’s still controversial “Emergency Daylight Saving Time Energy Conservation Act of 1973.” Daylight Savings Time still remains a big negative to many U.S. government agencies and health experts, according to a recent report by telegram.com . Any change we make now would make one group of people happy and another group unhappy. Nobody who has ever tried to put a child to bed in the summer would ever agree to DDST. The clock shift was originally designed to create more leisure time. The primary reasons are increased electrical and heating consumption in the morning hours during the spring and fall and increased air conditioning use during the summer. Posted by: BSDetector | March 7, 2009 2:00 PM.
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