Letter: End daylight saving time

Published: Monday, March 10 2014 12:00 a.m. MDT

Be sure to enjoy these beautiful, bright, fresh air mornings this week because soon we will be pushed back into the dark again.

Mother nature gradually and naturally lengthens our days. And studies show that an hour of light in the morning is healthier for you than the hour of light at the end of the day.

Energy savings was one reason for daylight saving time, but now it can be easily argued that the opposite is true, that we spend more energy with daylight time. Daylight saving time interrupts our natural human circadian rhythms, and it may cause us to spend more money, eat more, and to use more energy.

Let’s end it now.

Wade Karren

Salt Lake City

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