Twice a year, Americans adjust their clocks. Pushing the clocks an hour forward in the spring during daylight saving time means more light in the evening, and many Americans want to make that permanent. They say more light at night saves energy and encourages people to be active. Changing the clocks, they argue, increases fatigue and can cause accidents. Others argue that changing clocks twice a year keeps the light consistent with our natural rhythms. Those who favor holding onto standard time are concerned that dark mornings can be difficult for those going to school or work. Listen to learn about an earlier attempt to stop switching the clocks and then debate: Should daylight saving time be permanent?
Story Length: 3:15
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