The Inatsisartut (Greenland Parliament) has approved this autonomous region of Greenland, starting next year. Kingdom of Denmark will change your timezone and take a maximum of one hour off European countries.
The new law, which will enter into force on 25 March 2023, means: Greenland will be moved from UTC zone (Coordinated Universal Time) -3 to UTC -2, It will be three hours behind most European countries, Greenland’s digital Sermitsaaq reported this Friday.
“But unlike usual, Greenland It will not return to summer time in October, it will remain in the UTC-2 zone.”
One of the main reasons cited time change, to satisfy the desire of Greenlandic businessmen, In this way, it will be able to negotiate with European companies that want to own more watches.
the movement has a long parliamentary process as several parties were concerned about the possible health consequences of the measure.
parliamentary committee tasked with reviewingurged Parliament to contact Icelandic authorities, Dr., who started a study on the effects of changing the time zone on sleep and whose results are expected in 2024.
Time zone change it will affect the entire territory of Greenland, except for a few small areas where weather stations and a US military base are located.
The estimated population of Greenland is approx. 56,000 people in an area of just over 2 million square kilometers, three quarters of it is permanently covered with ice.