Singapore skyline dims to mark Earth Hour

There are plenty of lights that could be turned off for Earth Hour in Vancouver but are people losing interest

The event, organised by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), began in Sydney in 2007 and has grown into the world's largest grassroots movement for the environment.

In the national capital, Delhi, the lights were dimmed at Rashtrapati Bhawan, North and South Block of the Central Secretariat for an entire hour from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

Binay will join the ceremonial switching off of lights for one hour at Ayala Avenue.

It's an event aimed at raising awareness about climate change - but a new survey suggests we may be motivated to take part in Earth Hour tomorrow night by a different kind of green.

What is Earth Hour and why was it started? "We are losing not only our battle against climate change, but also our battle against the collapse of biodiversity", he said on Twitter.

"Earth Hour is not about how much energy is saved during the hour".

Science World seen here before and during Earth Hour is often one Vancouver landmarks that turns lights off the for event
Science World seen here before and during Earth Hour is often one Vancouver landmarks that turns lights off the for event

Turning off the lights, even if it's just for an hour, is one of the most common ways to support Earth Hour.

"For Earth Hour 2018 WWF-India has launched the #GIVEUP TO GIVE BACK initiative".

How can you take part in Earth Hour? .

Speaking before the switch-off, Laila Mostafa Abdullatif, director-general of EWS-WWF said this year's Earth Hour was especially important due to it coinciding with the Year of Sheikh Zayed.

Hundreds of students and educationists from across the country also vowed to Connect to Earth - the theme for Earth Hour this year. "It is therefore heartening to see the multitude of people joining us at Earth Hour, welcoming greater action including support for government legislation on plastic". “WWF is a dynamic partner of the Secretariat of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, helping to raise awareness of the importance of biodiversity and nature for people and communities worldwide.”.

The DILG Chief says local execs are likewise encouraged to go "Beyond the Hour" by publicly promoting renewed ways and programs of initiating change, which can include environmental projects that offices and individuals are willing to undertake throughout the year.

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