On January 19, 2010 – World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced that Earth Hour 2010 will start on Saturday, March 27 from 8.30pm to 9.30pm. Earth Hour or Hour for Earth is organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund will cascade around the earth – from time zone to time zone with most of the world’s most iconic landmarks dimming their lights for one hour. Erth Hour is one of the biggest environment movements of the year and it shows that the world’s concerns regarding global warming and climate change.
Who Will Take Part in Earth Hour 2010 ?
There are so many famous buildings in the world will take part in dimming their building lights to support Earth Hour 2010 includes Mount Rushmore, Empire State building, Harrah’s Caesar palace, Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Atlanta’s Bank of America, Great Pyramids of Giza, Parthenon of Athens, St.Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, Paris Elysee Palace and Eiffel Tower, Beijing’s Birds Nest, Sydney’s Opera House and Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC of Malaysia.
About Earth Hour:
Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million homes and businesses turned their lights off for one hour. in 2008, Earth Hour became a global sustainability movement with more than 50 million people across 35 countries participating. Last year, for Earth Hour 2009 nearly one billion people in 4,100 cities in 87 countries on seven continents turned out. In the U.S. alone, 80 million Americans and 318 cities officially voted for action with their light switch. For more information on Earth Hour 2010, please visit earth hour org website.
Call for Action For People In Malaysia:
During Earth Hour, you can show your support by just turning off non-essential lights in your house for one hour. Earth Hour symbolises that by working together, we need to against climate change in order to protect our future generations. So, do not forget to support Malaysia Earth Hour 2010 on 27 March, 2010.
Earth Hour Youtube Video