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Eastern suburbs council darkens the night sky to reduce light pollution – Sydney Morning Herald

Waverley Council is considering ways to cut light pollution in Sydney’s eastern suburbs without affecting public safety.



We completely support the need to create dark spaces that support our nocturnal fauna as well as for viewing the night skies, she said.
Cr Masselos said Dark Skies was a growing global movement that aimed to prevent or limit artificial skyglow – light pollution – in the night sky caused by artificial light.
Light pollution could be reduced without affecting public safety, said Henrique Sala Benites, a PhD candidate in sustainable urban planning at the University of NSW.Credit:James Brickwood

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