Saturday, March 28, 2009
Earth Hour - March 28, 2009 8:30 - 9:30pm
This is a global event created to symbolize that each one of us, working together, can make a positive impact on climate change. We call all do this by doing one simple task today and that is to turn your lights off for only one little hour.
Earth Hour was first celebrated in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million people and thousands of businesses turned out their lights, allowing the message about climate change to shine brightly. In March 2008 , Earth Hour went global.
Earth Hour 2009 will be the largest climate event in history. Already 250 cities in 74 countries have agreed to take part including Atlanta, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and Nashville Around the world cities like Moscow, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Shanghai and Mexico City will turn out their lights in support.
Earth Hour isn’t just for big cities—anyone can participate. To see what Earth Hour is all about, check out this video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CRs-7lRlPo
Be apart of history!