Tick tock talk: the daylight saving debate

Should we ‘lock the clock’ and stop changing the time twice a year or would that prove detrimental to industries and individuals around the world?


  • Modus staff

02 November 2023

Three orange globes

The annual shift to daylight saving time (DST) is a divisive issue, with some people loving the extra daylight and others finding it disruptive to their schedules.

The disagreement is partly due to geography, as the effects of DST vary depending on location. In this video, Modus explains the complexity of DST across multiple time zones and looks at reasons for and against “locking the clock” rather than changing it twice a year. 

Would the built environment benefit if those countries that switch to DST ended the practice of ‘spring forward, fall back’?


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