Street lights turned off in their thousands to meet carbon emission targets – Telegraph


U.K. Highway at night

Lights are being turned off on motorways and major roads, in town centres and residential streets, and on footpaths and cycle ways, as councils try to save money on energy bills and meet carbon emission targets. The switch-off begins as early as 9pm.

They are making the move despite concerns from safety campaigners and the police that it would lead to an increase in road accidents and crime.

via Street lights turned off in their thousands to meet carbon emission targets – Telegraph.

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Posted on October 30, 2012, in Energy, Environment, Safety and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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