Essential references 20201207

Posted December 7, 2020

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-AASM (2020), “American Academy of Sleep Medicine calls for Elimination of Daylight Saving Time”. Press release and position stament,

-AP-NORC Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research  (2019), “Daylight Saving Time vs Standard Time”:

-Meira e Cruz, Miyazawa, Gozal, European Respiratory Journal 2020 55: 2001023; DOI: 10.1183/13993003.01023-2020  “Circadian deregulation and poor or insufficient sleep may facilitate COVID-19 infection and severity”:

-Prather (2017), “Sleep Habits and Susceptibility to Upper Respiratory Illness: the Moderating Role of Subjective Socioeconomic Status”. Ann Behav Med. 2017

-CNBC (2020) Dr. Fauci: 3 everyday things you can do to help boost your immune system

-Berk M, Dodd S, Hallam K, Berk L, Gleeson J, Henry M. (2008) “Small shifts in diurnal rhythms are associated with an increase in suicide: The effect of daylight saving”. Sleep Biol Rhythms. 2008;6(1):22–25.

-European Biological Rhythms Society; European Sleep Research Society; Society for Research on Biological Rhythms. (2018) “Letter to the EU Commission on DST. Accessed August 26, 2020.

-Canadian Society for Chronobiology (2019). “The CSC recommends the switch to permanent Standard Time”. accessed November 2020

-National Bureau of Economic Research, Kotchen & Grant (2008), Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy ? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Indiana:

-Kotchen & Grant (2008). “Does Daylight Saving Time Save Electricity?”. Centre for Economic Policy Research.

-Skeldon AC, Dijk DJ. (2019) “School start times and daylight saving time confuse California lawmakers”. Curr Biol. 2019;29(8):R278–R279.

-Advancement of time or changeover dates Act of 1973, 15 U.S. Code § 260a

-Ripley (1974). “Senate Votes Return to Standard Time for Four Months and Sends Bill to Ford”. The New York Times.

-ACHED, French Association for Equitable and Sustainable time (2019), “letter  to the United Nations for climate sake, let’s reduce the advance of clock time vs standard time”

-Hecq, Borisov, Totte (1993) “Daylight saving time effect on fuel consumption and atmospheric pollution”,

Science of The Total Environment, Volume 133, Issue 3,

-Saint Paul’s astronomy,

-Star Tribune, November 2, 2019, Eagan boy, 13, killed after bicycle struck by car

-Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott (R-FL) (2020) announce bill #S4582 for emergency permanent DST. Press release:

-USA today (2019) “Trump says move to make daylight saving time ‘permanent is O.K. with me!’”

-“Daylight saving increases gasoline consumption.” cited in NYT of 2016

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