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Over the past few years, LED lights have become the standard lighting for homes, businesses and cities, replacing the old incandescent bulbs indoors and sodium street lights outdoors. The conversion has created a boom in the lighting industry, with fortunes made. The force driving this conversion has been touted energy savings of LED bulbs using up to 10 times less electricity than incandescent bulbs. All over the world, LED street lights have been hailed as a budgetary panacea, saving cities millions of dollars a year. Lighting sections of home improvement warehouse stores are also full of them in various designs and configurations, all made in China of course. Like a modern pop song filled with millennial whoops for melody, or candy opiod, most people say they think they like the new lighting. They must like it, mustn't they?

Welcome to this new topic. I live in Davis California. I get migraines and am light sensitive. I always found it soothing to walk around my neighborhood at night and look at the stars. It was also great exercise. One day a few years ago I came home from vacation and went for my evening walk. By the time I got home, I realized I got a migraine from it. Artificial lighting being my main trigger, I soon realized that the City had replaced all the old sodium street lights with bright LEDs. These lights have no shielding and are much brighter than is needed to light the street They also wash out the night sky. The City replaced the street lights to save energy and reduce the carbon footprint. Now my neighbors are joining the green party and putting up their own LED lights. They are even on the driveways now.

So I ask you, have the health effects of LED lights been investigated, or is the LED light revolution a big lie? In case you weren't aware, LED street lights save energy by producing blue light, which is much cheaper than the soft yellow light produced by our sun that humans and animals evolved in. It has been implicated in migraine and diurnal rhythm dysfunction in humans and animals. And that may be just scratching the surfacee. So the savings of LED lights basically come from trying to get you to adapt to lighting given off by a much brighter sun than our own. In my opinion, this is an example of the tyranny and hypocrisy of the global green movement. They look the other way when the truth is inconvenient to their controlling agenda for the rest of us. Have a good day (or night).

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LED Lighting 5386 Lost_In_Place 16-Sep-18 02:36
Re: LED Lighting 491 D-Archer 16-Sep-18 07:47
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Re: LED Lighting 373 D-Archer 18-Sep-18 08:55
Re: LED Lighting 365 Lost_In_Place 18-Sep-18 10:17
Re: LED Lighting 338 D-Archer 19-Sep-18 15:12
Stray voltage 342 MDaines 14-Oct-18 08:11
Re: Stray voltage 311 Lost_In_Place 14-Oct-18 10:41
Re: Stray voltage 294 D-Archer 15-Oct-18 07:39
LED driver and ripple current 315 Richard Fusniak 20-Nov-18 21:39
Re: LED driver and ripple current 255 Lost_In_Place 22-Nov-18 00:54
Correlated color temperature (CCT) 21 Richard Fusniak 06-Oct-19 21:40
Re: Correlated color temperature (CCT) 16 Lost_In_Place 07-Oct-19 00:41
Emotional conspiracy rant. 17 Richard Fusniak 07-Oct-19 10:48
Re: Emotional conspiracy rant. 19 Lost_In_Place 07-Oct-19 11:55
BS EN 62471 and IEC/EN 62471 for LED Lighting Products 21 Richard Fusniak 07-Oct-19 16:46
Re: BS EN 62471 and IEC/EN 62471 for LED Lighting Products 22 Lost_In_Place 09-Oct-19 02:37
About blue light and evolution 16 Richard Fusniak 09-Oct-19 19:11
Re: About blue light and evolution 15 Lost_In_Place 10-Oct-19 00:44
Flicker from bulbs likely to trigger migraines 15 Richard Fusniak 10-Oct-19 07:53
Re: Flicker from bulbs likely to trigger migraines 10 Lost_In_Place 10-Oct-19 23:30
Mod Note > Topic Moved 306 Dr. Troglodyte 16-Sep-18 13:58
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Re: LED Lighting 339 Eddie Larry 17-Sep-18 02:02
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This should be in the Science section 272 MDaines 13-Oct-18 13:22
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Re: This should be in the Science section 268 D-Archer 15-Oct-18 07:41
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Re: This should be in the Science section 272 Lost_In_Place 15-Oct-18 15:55
Re: This should be in the Science section 261 D-Archer 28-Oct-18 10:48
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Nocturnal Species 266 Lost_In_Place 26-Oct-18 15:58
Tall Tale? 255 Lost_In_Place 26-Oct-18 19:53
Halloween 261 Lost_In_Place 03-Nov-18 02:12
Green Surveillance 246 Lost_In_Place 10-Nov-18 01:00
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Philadelphia Slavedom 260 Lost_In_Place 13-Nov-18 02:01
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The WHO 229 Lost_In_Place 08-Dec-18 05:05
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Et tu ACLU 214 Lost_In_Place 15-Dec-18 01:53
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Re: LED Lighting 140 Eddie Larry 15-Mar-19 14:35
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Re: LED Lighting 140 Eddie Larry 16-Mar-19 03:53
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Re: LED Lighting 20 Richard Fusniak 06-Oct-19 09:56
Re: LED Lighting 16 Lost_In_Place 07-Oct-19 00:44
Stop mocking 15 Richard Fusniak 07-Oct-19 10:52
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Re: LED Lighting 109 Lost_In_Place 15-May-19 23:15
Re: LED Lighting 24 Richard Fusniak 06-Oct-19 10:05
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Re: LED Lighting 14 Richard Fusniak 07-Oct-19 16:19
Re: LED Lighting 11 Lost_In_Place 09-Oct-19 02:48
Re: LED Lighting 100 poster72 16-May-19 18:25
Re: LED Lighting 105 Lost_In_Place 17-May-19 20:46
Re: LED Lighting 110 jazzmumbles 19-May-19 02:51
Re: LED Lighting 99 Lost_In_Place 20-May-19 06:20
Re: LED Lighting 104 Lost_In_Place 20-May-19 23:44
Re: LED Lighting 98 Lost_In_Place 25-May-19 21:48
Saving Private Ryan 133 Lost_In_Place 27-May-19 19:54
Smart Tech Really Dumb 100 Lost_In_Place 04-Jul-19 00:27
Amtrak Parking Lot Lighting 54 Lost_In_Place 29-Aug-19 03:31
Logic Short-Circuit 49 Lost_In_Place 31-Aug-19 10:46
Hong Kong 42 Lost_In_Place 31-Aug-19 11:53
Denver 39 Lost_In_Place 09-Sep-19 00:21
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Aloha What Tha 65 Lost_In_Place 10-Sep-19 00:45
The Doplar Shaft (or what you will) 27 Lost_In_Place 11-Oct-19 00:45
No Doppler shift 13 Richard Fusniak 12-Oct-19 15:28
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Re: No Doppler shift 16 Richard Fusniak 13-Oct-19 08:47
Re: No Doppler shift 16 Lost_In_Place 15-Oct-19 13:21
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