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Is Time Up for Changing Clocks?

The EU might scrap the clock-change. Is it a good idea?

Daylight Saving Time is a roughly a hundred year old idea. It describes the point when many countries, mostly in Europe and the Americas, shift their clocks backwards or forwards. Now the European Union is considering scrapping the clock-change all together. Is this a good idea? We hear from places like Ohio and Finland and investigate how a clock change may or may not affect heart attacks, traffic accidents, air pollution, workplace productivity, childhood obesity and even custodial sentences by judges.

(Photo: Man fixing a large clock. Credit: Getty Images)

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Mon 17 Sep 2018 07:32GMT

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  • Mon 17 Sep 2018 07:32GMT

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