Earth Hour is a global environmental awareness initiative, held every year on the next Saturday in March. Thousands of people and companies around the world turn off the lights for an hour to demonstrate their commitment to fight against climate change and protect the environment.
Edition 16a has a name “The greatest hour on the planet” and this will unfold in 2023 March 25th from 8:30 am
The idea behind Earth Hour is that you can turn on the lights to reduce energy consumption and show the importance of concrete measures to protect our planet.
In addition to turning on the lights, many people and organizations are also doing various activities to raise awareness of the environmental challenges we face, such as garbage collection campaigns, conferences, walks and much more.
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This initiative reminds us that we can all take action to protect our planet and reduce our carbon footprint.
In addition, there is a method Lobby of politics and business leaders so that they take concrete measures to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and promote more sustainable and respectable practices in the environment.
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How was the project born?
Earth Hour was created by a non-governmental organization World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Sydney, Australia in 2007. The first edition was held on March 31 of that year and included participation 2.2 million people and more than 2,000 companies.
Since then, the initiative has expanded globally and has been more than celebrated 190 Around the world.
Today, Earth Hour is one of the largest environmental awareness initiatives in the world and has been supported by many famous personalities and organizations. He has no more 5 million and in a global network active in more than 100 countries.
“Time is running against us and therefore we do not have a minute to lose. We must act quickly and decisively to return our journey to the planet,” he said. WWF in the statement in which he also affirmed alone as except the planets the attitude changes of the peoples.
any year the number of participants increasesshowing that they are increasingly aware of the importance of climate action and want to take concrete steps to protect the Earth.