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Earth Hour 2017: UN joins iconic landmarks 'going dark' to support protecting the planet - UN News Centre

The United Nations this evening dimmed the lights at its iconic Headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of the tenth annual 'Earth Hour,' global event to put the spotlight on the issues facing the planet and ...and more »

Earth Hour 2017 takes place this weekend. Here's how to get involved - Wired.co.uk

Our climate is changing at such an accelerated pace, we're struggling to keep up. Global temperatures are increasing at an alarming rate, and 1 in 6 species of wildlife are now at risk of extinction due to habitat destruction. Now in its tenth year ...and more »

Earth Hour is bad for the poor: Bjorn Lomborg - USA TODAY

At 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, in the U.S. and around the world, around one billion people are expected to switch off their lights for one hour as a political statement against climate change and fossil fuels, and in support of carbon cuts and renewable ...and more »

Is Earth Hour still relevant? - eco-business.com

As the annual switch-off celebrates its 10-year anniversary, critics argue that a creative revamp is needed to prevent the movement from drifting into irrelevance. Earth Hour pic Earth Hour was born in Sydney in 2007, and has since spread to 7,000 ...and more »

Earth Hour 2017: A day in the life of Elisabeth Kruger, a climate warrior - Metro

By WWF, WWF protects endangered wildlife and environments, tackles climate change and promotes sustainable use of resources. It is working with Metro to produce content. Thursday 23 Mar 2017 8:40 am. Share this article with Facebook Share this article ...and more »

What is Earth Hour? The date and time for Earth Hour 2017 in the UK - WalesOnline

Famous landmarks will be turning off their lights for Earth Hour this weekend. The annual, global celebration of the planet marks its 10th year in 2017. WWF's annual event sees people and organisations worldwide switch off their lights for one hour to ...and more »

This year, America should turn out the lights in solidarity with Earth Hour, the climate and reality. - Treehugger

The first Earth Hour was ten years ago, celebrated in Sydney, Australia; it was a lovely idea, a sort of rolling global Kumbaya moment where we lit candles and made using less electricity fun. trump tweet 1 Twitter/via. It took off around the world in ...and more »

Cities and monuments switch off for Earth Hour - Phys.Org

The Empire State Building and United Nations headquarters in New York joined other iconic buildings and monuments around the world plunging into darkness for sixty minutes on Saturday to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change. The Eiffel ...and more »

What is Earth Hour, and why are the lights out? - Christian Science Monitor

From Sydney's Opera House to London's Big Ben and New York's Empire State Building, icons around the world are going dark from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night 'to help change climate change.' This photo provided by Earth Hour Azerbaijan shows a ...and more »

Does Earth Hour have value in the age of climate change denial? - The Globe and Mail

The new records humanity is setting are frightening: Arctic sea ice at an all-time winter low; 2016 as the hottest year on record; and a new high in the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere in millions of years. As climate change unfolds ...and more »