Daylight Savings Time Ends This Weekend: Do We Really Need It?
Changing our clocks twice a year doesn't really save energy, for starters.
It's that time again: Across most of the United States, daylight savings time (DST) will end at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 2, when clocks will fall back to standard time.
Most American clocks will spring forward again in early 2015, when DST resumes on Sunday, March 8.
And, as in previous years, the approaching end of U.S. daylight savings time has sparked heated debate about the virtues of springing forward and falling back. (Related: "Time to Move On? The Case Against Daylight Saving Time.")
Take the population of Utah, a majority of whom would rather drop DST, according to a summer online opinion poll on the future of timekeeping in Utah, conducted by the Utah Governor's Office