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The End of Daylight Saving Time – And We Have Finns To Thank for It

The End of Daylight Saving Time – And We Have Finns To Thank for It
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Picture: Greg Tsai

The switch between summer and winter time may soon be history in the European Union, and we partly have Finland to thank for it.

Originally, the daylight-saving time concept, where the clock is turned forward in the summer and back in the winter, was adopted by several countries during World War I to conserve fuel by reducing the need for artificial light.

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