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Earth Hour

Category: Eco-Justice Programs and Events

Date: March 23, 2019

Time: 08:30 PM - 09:30 PM

 

Where ever you are, turn off your lights and unplug from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm on March 23rd!

 

"In 2007, WWF-Australia inspired Sydney-siders to show their support for climate change action in the first ever Earth Hour event. It showed that everyone, from children to CEOs and politicians, has the power to change the world they live in. In Sydney, Australia, 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights out for one hour to take a stand against climate change.
 

In 2012, Earth Hour celebrated its largest event to date with more than 6,950 cities and towns in 152 countries and territories switching off their lights, and with hundreds of thousands of people accepting an IWIYW challenge to take their commitment to the planet beyond the hour. With the power of social networks used to promote the campaign, Earth Hour is working towards an interconnected global community committed to creating a more sustainable planet."

www.earthhour.org

watch the Earth hour 2013 video here