Outdoor Lighting that Wastes Energy
The photo below shows a myriad of these dusk to dawn beacons which are on ALL night, EVERY night of the year. It takes a lot of energy to keep these lights on and probably 70 percent of them don’t even need to be on. You can see that the bottoms of the clouds are lit up, which is a good use of energy right ? I’m starting to wonder if so called adults are afraid of dragons or vampires. The photo below is only a small portion of the view from my house.
Lighting solutions go beyond CFLs which are slightly toxic: Motion sensor lights don’t stay on so they save energy and LEDs are super savers which contain no toxins. In the meantime we need to outlaw wasteful lighting fixtures.