Tagged: Dark sky

France unveils measures to decrease energy use 0

France unveils measures to decrease energy use

Here is another post I wrote for Cleantechies, this time on energy conservation : ” Even after the election of François Hollande as President of France, an energy conservation measure of the previous government...

For many, the sky isn’t dark anymore 0

For many, the sky isn’t dark anymore

I already wrote a few articles on dark skies and light pollution. It seems the phenomenon is even worse as one can see with the image on left (courtesy of Stellarium, a great astronomy...

Assessing and ending light pollution 1

Assessing and ending light pollution

Light pollution is a major problem for astronomers in most if not all countries (see map) . But for the International Year of Astronomy this may change with the following initiative. Globe at Night...

Let there be more light ? 2

Let there be more light ?

This week-end was held in Slovenia the seventh European Symposium for the protection of the night sky. This is the occasion to have a look at the lightning of our cities at night. As...