Eco-warrior: Sydney to switch off for Earth Hour

When was the last time you got a good clear view of the Plough, Orion’s Belt or the Milky Way?

20th January, 2007

When was the last time you got a good clear view of the Plough, Orion’s Belt or the Milky Way? With the increasing amount of light leaking upward from our cities, stargazing is becoming a thing of the past.

More than just shutting out the stars in the night sky, the vast amount of energy that keeps cities ablaze is a significant cause of greenhouse gas emissions.

Despite its government’s refusal to sign...

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