but is it science

BBC Liked It Better When India Was In The Dark

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

h/t mothcatcher

The BBC have been showing their usual bias again on news programmes today.

The report below includes a brief video that has been shown on TV:

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A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year.

Between 2012 and 2016, the planet’s artificially lit outdoor area grew by more than 2% per year.

Scientists say a “loss of night” in many countries is having negative consequences for “flora, fauna, and human well-being”.

A team published the findings in the journal Science Advances.

Their study used data from a Nasa satellite radiometer – a device designed specifically to measure the brightness of night-time light.

It showed that changes in brightness over time varied greatly by country. Some of the world’s “brightest nations”, such as the US and Spain, remained the same. Most nations in…

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