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Responsible Lighting

Poor design and mindless operation of outdoor lighting washes out the night sky, unnecessarily consumes electrical power, contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, and possibly harms animal habitats.

The Halifax RASC Responsible Lighting Committee is dedicated to the promotion of responsible outdoor lighting and the reduction of light pollution.

This page is under construction. Contact the Chair: Paul Heath (

Our Documents

This RASC brochure is an excellent introduction to light pollution and its solutions.

This PowerPoint Show was first presented at 2007 Nova East and contains some good, basic information about light pollution.

Here is our December 2007 submission on Responsible Lighting to Nova Scotia's Renewed Energy Strategy and Climate Change Action Plan.

Responsible Lighting / Light Pollution Links