Icelanders debate whether to start daylight saving time

The government office of Iceland opened up a forum yesterday online to see whether Icelanders wanted to take up daylight saving time. Iceland observes Greenwich mean time but many Icelanders want to set the clock back one hour. 

Three options are available to choose from and Icelanders can choose from these options. The first option A is that the clock remains unchanged, option B is for the clock to be set back one hour and option C is that the clock remains unchanged but that people will go later in the morning to school or work. 

Many people believe that it would be a good thing to turn the clock back to get more daylight in the winter darkness while others believe that it won't make much of a difference. One person points out that teenagers will always be tired in the mornings and that changing the clock won't make any difference at all. 


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