What is Earth Hour?
Earth Hour, run by WWF,the
is a global climate change
initiativewhich calls on individuals
and businesses around the world,
to turn offtheir lights for one hour
on Saturday March 29, 2008 between 8
pm and 9pm.
The aim of the campaign is to express
that individual action on a mass scale
can help change our planet for the
The event itself willclearly
demonstrate in participating cities,
the connection betweenenergy usage and
climate change, showing that we as
broader communitycan address the
biggest threat our planet has ever
At 8pm on March 29, 2008, cities across the world will turn off their lights for just one hour – Earth Hour™ – to show that it’s possible to take action on global warming.
We need you to help make it happen.
What can you do?
1. Sign up to Earth Hour by visiting www.earthhour.org and commit to turning off your lights on March 29 from 8pm to 9pm. The Earth Hour team will send you all the information you need to make Earth Hour happen at home and at work (and to cut your energy bills in the long term). It’s free to take part.
2. Take household appliances off standby; unplug any home appliances – mobile phone charger, TV, microwave, MP3 player, computer monitor, printer – that are not being used and are on standby. Appliances left on standby account for up to 10% of the average household’s electricity use.
3. Spread the word about Earth Hour and involve your friends, family and workmates. Get them to make the commitment at www.earthhour.org to turn off their lights at 8pm Saturday March 29, 2008.作者:
露希法 時間: 2008-3-29 14:55 標題: 拯救地球一小時 全球將在關燈中體認暖化