E27 What is Daylight Saving Time and When Does it Occur?

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🕰️It's the second week of March, which means that is officially Daylight Saving Time in the United States. Have you ever wondered about why the clocks change in the U.S. but not in other countries? And why the clocks always change in March? Do people even like the time change?

🎧On today's episode of the Learn English Podcast, we delve into the past to learn the surprising motivations that led to the introduction of daylight saving time. From conserving energy during wartime to boosting productivity in the industrial era, the rationale behind this practice has evolved over the years. Yet, despite its initial intentions, many individuals today find themselves questioning if it really helps us save energy and if it's actually bad for our health. Will the U.S. continue to change the clocks in the future? Only time will tell!

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