The Purpose toward Having a Petition Against Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time has resulted into many things that have negative and positive impacts on human lives. The practice was started many years ago almost a hundred year but there is an attention toward its practice to some states in the world. Many people have awakened and are against the Daylight Saving Time since the cons outweighs the pros by far and the effects are more negative as compared to the benefits. Due to the negativities the practice has caused, it has resulted into petition to end Daylight Saving Time in order to eliminate the negative impacts id causing to the humans. According to the research, there are a lot of people who have become aware of the practice and have supported it to be ended and almost a hundred thousand signatures have been collected. The following are the reasons that have made practice to be resisted heavily by many people.
Daylight Saving Time practice is not a practice that is meant to save energy. More artificial energy is utilized since the daylight or natural light is reduced a bit by shortening the daytime. More electric energy is being utilized in the appliances such as the computers, TVs and other equipment such as air conditioning devices due to the Daylight Saving Time practice. A lot of money is being used for the payment of electricity bills, hence, more is incurred that before on such expenses. Very little amount of energy is saved from Daylight Saving Time.
Daylight Saving Time practice is also making people sick due to the change in the normal running of time. Altering the time even by one hour ahead or behind result into the effects affecting the normal functioning of the body and has resulted into a lot of inconvenience and disruption to many people. Many studies have revealed that at the start of Daylight Saving time has resulted in a lot of suicides, workplace injuries, accidents among others due to lack of enough sleep. Depression is more prevalent to many people during the early darkness and that can bring other diseases that are associated to depression. However, the heart attack incidences reduce due to the added hour of sleep as the Daylight Saving Time ends.
Incurring a lot, as well as decreased productivity, are also the results of the Daylight Saving Time practice. A lot of dollars have been used to campaign for the fall of the practice. Furthermore, other costs are being experienced due to building the Daylight Saving Time systems into the computers and also to keep the systems maintained appropriately. The Daylight Saving Time petition has been geared in order to stop the many unhealthy conditions to people, use of much energy, use of additional costs, among others.