On March 26, 2011 people around the world will be turning of the electricity in their homes from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. as part of the global action Earth Hour. Here is some information about the event, you can also go to earthhour.org to learn more and find ideas to help use less energy. Many people try to turn off the electricity in their homes the whole day as well. A simple action that sends a big message to be shared with the world. Being book lovers, we recommend that you or your family could read or read aloud by candle light during this time, certainly a time to remember.
Earth Hour 2011: 8.30pm, Saturday 26 March. This Earth Hour, go beyond the hour with a commitment to a positive action for the planet and celebrate that commitment with the people of the world by switching off your lights for Earth Hour 2011.
From its inception as a single-city initiative – Sydney, Australia – in 2007, Earth Hour has grown into a global symbol of hope and movement for change. Earth Hour 2010 created history as the world’s largest ever voluntary action with people, businesses and governments in 128 countries across every continent coming together to celebrate an unambiguous commitment to the one thing that unites us all – the planet.
Sign up to earthhour.org, switch off your lights for Earth Hour 2011, and share the positive actions you will sustain for earth beyond the hour.
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