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Take Action to Prevent ‘Projecting Change’ in NYC

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A planned outdoor light projection event this Saturday, August 1, will bathe New York City’s iconic Empire State Building in 800,000 lumens of light showing images of endangered species from around the world. The creators of the… Read More

IDA Pens Op-Ed on Phoenix’s New Lights

This screen shot from the NASA Blue Marble map shows the incredible amount of light coming stemming from Phoenix, Arizona

On Saturday, 13 June 2015, the Arizona Republic published the following guest editorial by IDA Executive Director Scott Feierabend on the subject of the pending conversion of street lights in Phoenix, Arizona, to white LEDs.  … Read More

New IDA LED Lighting Practical Guide

Three Pronged Street Lamp

The light-emitting diode (LED) is transforming the way we light our cities and towns offering a once-in-a-lifetime chance to radically improve how we use energy and our outdoor spaces at night. With this opportunity comes… Read More

IDA Issues New Standards on Blue Light at Night

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New rules strengthen IDA’s Fixture Seal of Approval program. TUCSON, AZ 01 December 2014 — The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is pleased to announce new requirements for its Fixture Seal of 
Approval (FSA) program of… Read More

IDA Responds to 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics

A shielded LED outdoor streetlight against a setting sky.

Tucson, AZ 7 October, 2014 –The Nobel Committee announced today that it has awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize for physics to three Japanese physicists for their invention of a revolutionary lighting technology. Isamu Akasaki and… Read More