The benefits of reducing light pollution:

  • reduction of the energy consumption and (indirectly) of the fuel consumption and emission of CO2, NO4, SO2 and other molecules
  • protection of the natural overnight environment, reducing the disruption of the natural ecosystems (animals, plants and ecological processes) and the protection of the night birds.
  • avoid glare of the aircrafts and ships.
  • avoid disturbing the neighbors.
  • development of astronomy, both professional and amateur.
  • dark sky preservation in accordance with the UNESCO declaration on the rights of future generations:"the night sky, with its beautiful stars and its message of our place in the Universe, a precious treasure of all humanity and an heritage belonging to all of humanity to be preserved, visible and clean, to the actual and future generations"