Friday, March 26, 2010
Turn off your lights - Saturday 8.30pm Local Time!
On Earth Hour hundreds of millions of people around the world will come together to call for action on climate change by doing something quite simple—turning off their lights for one hour. The movement symbolizes that by working together, each of us can make a positive impact in this fight, protecting our future and that of future generations.
This year's Earth Hour is on Saturday at 8.30pm.
To find out more about Earth Hour - click here
To see a video of Earth Hour - click here
In 2009, hundreds of millions of people in 4100 cities in 80 countries across the globe took part in Earth Hour. Last year, 80 million Americans and 318 U.S. cities officially voted for action with their light switch, joining iconic landmarks from around the world that went dark for Earth Hour, including:
Empire State Building
Broadway Theater Marquees
Las Vegas Strip
United Nations Headquarters
Golden Gate Bridge
Seattle’s Space Needle
Church of Latter-Day Saints Temple
Gateway Arch in St. Louis
Great Pyramids of Giza
Acropolis and Parthenon in Athens
Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro
St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City
Big Ben and Houses of Parliament in London
Elysee Palace and Eiffel Tower in Paris
Beijing’s Birds Nest and Water Cube
Symphony of Lights in Hong Kong
Sydney’s Opera House
This little 300sq foot apartment will be using no electricity for an hour tomorrow evening, will your abode?