As the world celebrated Earth Hour from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm on Saturday, Delhi-NCR saved around 290 MW of power - at least 28 MW more compared to a year ago - as consumers voluntarily switched off their electrical appliances.
Using less energy, recycling more, choosing less packaging, planting more native sustainable plants, using more eco friendly energy sources, conserving water, choosing cleaner fuels, less auto journeys, separating waste and many other simple things we can incorporate into our daily lives all help reduce greenhouse gases. "If every person in Johannesburg were to turn off their lights during Earth Hour this year, the savings in respect of reduced energy usage would go a long way to reducing the City's carbon footprint", he said.
Major landmarks across the globe turned off their lights for sixty minutes last night to mark Earth Hour, a worldwide event that aims to draw attention to climate change caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas to drive cars and power plants.
This year's theme is "Switch off for the Future", acknowledging that our actions on climate change will shape the future for our children and grandchildren. Join the global Earth Hour switch off on March 25.
Earth Hour is an event in Carrboro encouraging residents to turn their lights off from 8:30-9:30 p.m.to promote conservation.
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The tenth edition of the Earth Hour 2017 was successfully completed yesterday.
In Hungary and Uganda, people are encouraging communities and organizations to shift to renewable energy while in Cambodia, Greece and Colombia, people are coming together to act toward sustainable lifestyles.
A symbolic gesture of unity to reflect on our impact on the planet, Earth Hour is a global citizen movement of positive change for the environment. The sight of an unlit Eiffel Tower might be a little unsettling if you don't know what's going on, but it's not a sign of the apocalypse - quite the opposite, in fact.
On the other hand, the Visayas, the group of islands in the central part of the Philippines, recorded a reduction of 44 MW, an improvement of 47% from 30 MW a year ago.
By taking part you'll send a strong message that you want action on climate change to protect the planet.