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What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour is a worldwide grassroots movement uniting people to protect the planet, and is organised by WWF. Engaging a massive mainstream community on a broad range of environmental issues, Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Si...
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Earth Hour is this Saturday, March 28, at 8:30 p.m. in your time zone. While Earth Day has been little more than a public relations exercise in recent years, Earth Hour has become more impactful since its first launch in 2007. According to WWF, the organization behind Earth Hour, teams in 162 countr...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Sony Pictures Entertainment has joined forces with WWF this year to make Spider-Man the first superhero ambassador for Earth Hour. Its involvement will also see the launch of Earth Hour Blue – a new digital crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platform that is desi...
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Posted by on in Peace
Following the recent announcement that Spider-Man is the first Super Hero ambassador for Earth Hour, the global movement organised by WWF, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone from the highly anticipated motion picture ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ have chosen to back two separate projects on ‘Earth Hour Blu...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Sydney's skyline plunged into darkness today as the city cut its lights for the "Earth Hour" campaign against climate change, kicking off an event which will travel around the globe. Organisers expect hundreds of millions of people across some 150 countries to turn off their lights for 60 minutes t...
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Posted by on in General Environment
    People in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge failed to turn their lights out Saturday during the annual Earth Hour challenge to reduce electricity consumption.     Although both municipalities scored above the provincial average of 1.67 per cent drop, neither matched last year...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
Editors note: At the request by Albert Kong, Vrinda Agarwal and Shilpa Bhat - students from  R.J. Grey Junior High School, who are participating in the Siemens We Can Change the World challenge, Acton Patch is running this article that was submitted by the group. We thought it wa...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
About Earth HourEarth Hour is a global initiative in partnership with WWF. Individuals, businesses, governments and communities are invited to turn out their lights for one hour on Saturday March 26, 2011 at 8:30 PM to show their support for environmentally sustainable action. The event began in Syd...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
The Empire State and the Chrysler buildings in New York City, along with landmarks from the Eiffel Tower to Sydney harbor, went dark for an hour on Saturday to raise awareness over the fight against climate change. The global brownout was a noisy event in Sydney harbor, with ferry horns blaring t...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
After the white-shelled roof of the Sydney Opera House fell dark, after Taiwan's skyscrapers dimmed and Beijing's Forbidden City became, well, a little more forbidding - it was Moscow's turn to turn out the lights as Saturday's global Earth Hour event rolled around to Europe. Millions of people wor...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
Mission, History & Earth Hour 2010 On Earth Hour hundreds of millions of people, organizations, corporations and governments around the world will come together to make a bold statement about their concern for climate change by doing something quite simple—turning off their lights for one hour....
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
The president of the House of Representatives, Michel Temer, and the president of the Senate, José Sarney, both signed the pledge to EH. Senator Marina Silva also pledged her support to Earth Hour 2010. This coming Saturday, March 27, both the Federal House of Representatives and the Federal Senat...
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Posted by on in Energy Efficiency
Antarctic research unit signs up to switch off ensuring lights go out across every continent • More than 118 countries and regions to observe Earth Hour’s message of hope and action • Google and UEFA join global action on climate change China’s most significant historic landmark, the Forbidden City...
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