Urban lights increase air pollution
Too many lights in our cities at night is really bad for our economy as we waste electricity and thus money. It is also a bad idea for nocturnal animals, plants and amateur astronomers who need to go further and further to have a darker sky.
Now, to a new American study, too many lights is also a bad thing for air quality. As the BBC notes : ” Their research indicates that the glare thrown up into the sky interferes with chemical reactions.”
I am not sure this is the definite argument to push forward slashing the amount of lights but this is still something to point to if the ordinary fails to convince…