Why do we change the clocks twice a year?

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One of the biggest reasons we change our clocks to Daylight Saving Time is that it saves electricity.
Daylight Saving Time reduces the time between sunset and bedtime by one hour. This means that less electricity would be used for lighting and appliances late in the day.
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we change the clocks beacues in WWII the children where coming home from school in the winter and it was dark out due to the black outs so the governments decided to turn the clocks
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It's all to do with saving the hours of daylight, and was started by a chap called William Willett, a London builder, who lived in Petts Wood in Kent. Basically, he reckoned that
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Daylight Saving time accomplishes 3 things: saves energy, cuts down on traffic
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I presume you mean why do we adjust the time twice a year (in Britain anyway). All to do with daylight saving - it was advocated back in the early part of the 20th Century. In the
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Clocks move forward one hour in March and move backward one hour in November. Most people remember the changes with the catch phrase "spring forward, fall back," referring to the season when the changes take place. The U.S. government initially started Daylight Saving Time during World War I to save energy for wartime production. The federal government enacted Daylight Saving Time as a permanent change in 1966. Starting in 2007, the government extended the time period by four weeks as a means to save energy through longer daylight hours.

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