Thursday, March 4, 2010

Earth Hour 2010

Earth 2009 was hours his first year as a global event and a great success with over 4,000 cities and towns in 88 countries participate.

On 27 March 2010 individuals, businesses and Governments around the world are again requested, your lights for one hour to a statement against climate change clear.

It is quite amazing how big the event has grown. Earth hour begain in Sydney in 2007 when gewechselt.In 2008 attended more than 50 million people on the whole Welt.Im year 2009 was 2 million people from your lights participation to hundreds of millions.

What is only an hour

Itself much - I have no idea how much energy that saves it or greenhouse gas emissions, it avoids; but it gets a lot of media attention which climate change awareness and gets people think your CO2 emissions of more longer term changes can make in your life to reduce.

Turn this year many iconic landmarks are off for earth hour, including CN Tower in Toronto, Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Grand Palace in Bangkok, the Las Vegas Strip, table mountain in Cape Town, London Eye, Mount Rushmore, Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Empire State building and world's second tallest building, Tapei 101.

Although not particularly fond the participation in groups or participating in such events is there nothing stop to observe, from your own Earth hour if you and under their own steam:) .you could it a regular event in your household machen.Ohne all distractions TV, video games and the Internet could it a way to gain some time with your family while perhaps discuss environment be.

If you use candles for lighting during Earth hour you wear in the spirit of common household made rule the paraffin candles that fossil fuels is address a product for one hour in the Earth even greener Earth-friendly candles.