An Analysis on How Artificial Light at Night May Impact the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and Human Health

Md Shahrukh Jamal, Shahkar Falak, Zeeshan Ahmad Khan
2022 Chronobiology in Medicine  
This study addresses the relationship between Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 and artificial light at night (ALAN). In this research paper, different types of SDGs by the United Nations are discussed regarding the effects of ALAN on different goals. In addition, different policies associated with ALAN around the world are examined, and literature reviews are discussed. With this analysis and additional stakeholder discussions, several suggestions are introduced to create a better
more » ... onment. Regarding different sustainable goals, we observe a trade-off between SDGs and ALAN. It is necessary to discuss different stakeholders, to minimize the negative impact of light pollution and make better policies for the world. One cannot attain SDGs 2030 without considering ALAN. We hope this paper will be helpful to create better policies for sustainable development.
doi:10.33069/cim.2021.0030 fatcat:hbxl4gkh7va4xkpek2xjnixfvi