Initiated by WWF, Earth Hour is a worldwide movement uniting people for a common cause; Protect the Planet. The one-hour blackout event is a key driver for a much larger movement which engage many mainstream community based environmental issues.
Earth Hour 2016
The event is held worldwide in the month of March annually. This year the event will held on Saturday 19 March between 8.30PM and 9.30PM (in respective time zone of each country).
What does Earth Hour aim to achieve?
Earth Hour aims to encourage individuals, communities households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol for their commitment to the planet.
How long has Earth Hour been going for?
Earth Hour 2016 will mark the tenth year of the campaign! It was started with a light-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007 and since then the event is able to connect about 700 cities and towns worldwide.
Earth Hour is not only about how much energy is saved during the hour. Rather, it’s a chance to put the spotlight on the issues that is planet earth facing right now. Switching off the lights is just the beginning. The idea is that the choices we make and actions we take past that hour can help reduce the impacts of climate change on our planet.
Earth Hour is for everyone and is a global event which unites people all around the world who care about our planet. It inspires millions across the world to live a sustainable life.
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