Carrboro will go dark for Earth Hour

Posted March 27, 2017

"I think one of the reasons Earth Hour has blown up like this is that it's a relatively simple task that everyone can participate in".

This is a handsome initiative but the citizens of this world need to do a little more each day to to create a secure environment for the future generation and also to make sure that our Earth is better by each Hour!

Alberta's capital has taken part in every Earth Hour since 2007, when the event made its debut in Sydney, Australia.

In a press release issued by the airport, DIA's senior director for sustainability said "Earth Hour is one small way we can highlight our commitment to implementing solutions that save money, improve operational efficiency and reduce emissions".

Supporting the core theme of the annual "Earth Hour Day", Radisson Blu Paschim Vihar is all set to ring in the day by participating and turning off the lights for an hour to save energy between 8:30 and 9:30pm.

As a firm proponent of defying limits and pushing boundaries, Summit Natural Drinking Water joins the hour-long global switch-off for Earth Hour 2017 on Saturday.

HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada said observing the Earth Hour is a symbolic demonstration to raise public awareness on the importance of conserving natural resources and thus protecting the Earth from climate change and global warming. The idea is to encourage people to turn off their lights for 60 minutes in the evening.

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Thanks to human activities like burning fossil fuels and cutting down vast swathes of forest, climate change has begun to take a clear toll on the planet.

BC Hydro will not say that it's time to move on from Earth Hour, despite a seeming lack of interest.

"Today, we celebrate Earth Hour 2017".

Well, we don't know how effective Earth Hour truly is, but hey, it's nice to see our brightly-lit city in a different light, or lack thereof, for that matter.

Our hour without lights is a good time to reflect on what we as individuals can do to fight climate change, and assist those in power to carry out agreements made in Paris.

It's easy to join in - just make sure your lights are out!