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Satellite Images Show How Much More Light Americans Use During The Winter Holidays

December 18, 2014 - 09:04 -- Admin

'Tis the season to use way more electricity than you normally would. U.S. cities use so much more light at night during December that the difference can be seen by satellite. U.S. suburbs emit 30 percent to 50 percent more light during the winter holidays, while urban areas emit 20 percent to 30 percent more light, a NASA analysis found.