Earth Hour 2011

By | March 25, 2011

Earth HourTomorrow is Earth Hour!
Y’all ready to turn off the lights (TV too) at 8:30pm for an hour?

What is Earth Hour?

Earth Hour began in Sydney in 2007 as a global climate change initiative, calling individuals and businesses around the world, to switch off their lights for one hour.

  • In 2007 – The inaugural Earth Hour was held in Sydney Australia where 2.2 million Sydneysiders and 2,100 businesses participate in the event.
  • In 2008 – Earth Hour was held in 371 cities and towns in more than 35 countries globally.
  • In 2009 – Earth Hour was held in more than 4,000 cities and towns across 88 countries.
  • In 2010 – Earth Hour was held in a record 128 countries and territories.  Iconic buildings and landmarks from Asia Pacific to Europe and Africa to the Americas stood in darkness.

2 thoughts on “Earth Hour 2011

  1. Prasad

    We should (each & everyone) all participate in earth our then only we can save a little bit of energy. If we can switch off our lights, fans, A/c’s and other electrical equipments for at least one hour a week then we can so much of energy.

  2. REepedia

    We were very excited about Earth Hour this year! It seems like the green movement is really starting to take off exponentially. With prices of gas on the move and the necessity of alternative energy becoming more dire than ever, next Earth Hour should be even greater. Then again, we should be observing this hour more than just once a year of course.

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