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Get ready for Earth Hour

At 8.30pm local time today it is estimated that people in 158 countries will switch off their lights for Earth Hour. This makes Earth Hour the world’s biggest environmental event.

Earth Hour 2013: Coming soon to a light bulb near you

Singapore - Earth Hour, the world’s largest movement for the planet, launched its campaign for 2013 in Singapore on February 27. This year Earth Hour will take place on Saturday, March 23 at 8:30 p.m. in time zones throughout the world.

The dark streets of France: Government ponders shop lighting ban

The French government may introduce a law making it obligatory for lighting in shops and public buildings to be switched off during the early morning hours.

Chipotle gives away free food for Earth Day 2012

Chipotle has announced they have a special deal in mind to commemorate Earth Day 2012. Promoting environmental awareness, the Mexican food chain plans to give out free burritos, salads or tacos to customers who show themselves to be eco-friendly.

Op-Ed: Earth Hour 2012, Saturday 31st March — One Hour for the Planet

On Saturday 31st March, between 20h30 and 21h30 local time, wherever you are in the world, the lights will go out – or at least Earth Hour 2012 will be encouraging you to switch off...

'Earth Hour' to be celebrated worldwide

It's lights out all over the world between 8:30 and 9:30 Saturday night as millions of people across the planet marks the celebration of the fourth annual 'Earth Hour.'

Fire marshal: Be fire safe this Earth Hour

On Saturday night millions in Ontario are expected to turn off the lights at 8:30 p.m. to celebrate Earth Hour. Ontario Fire Marshal Ted Wieclawek is asking participants to be fire aware during that time.

The Great Earth Hour Debate

Earth Hour participation has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2007. Advocates claim it saves energy and raises awareness of the issue. Naysayers dismiss it as worthless and paranoiacs dismiss it as a conspiracy. Is the truth out there?

Earth Hour has an impact across Canada

Earth Hour, the celebration of energy conservation, held Saturday evening across Canada and the world, had a noticeable impact on energy consumption, in cities across Canada.

Toronto rings in 'Earth Hour' as thousands celebrate the event Special

Toronto - Thousands of Torontonians packed Yonge-Dundas Square to celebrate Earth Hour festivities with live music, environment-related and lottery vendors and acrobats.

It's Earth Hour across Canada today

Across the world it is Earth Hour this evening and across the country, Canadians will be turning down the lights and turning off the tube this evening.

Earth Hour: The Philippines' Darkest Hour

The Philippines topped this year's participation in observing the Earth Hour which was participated by around 2,800 cities and municipalities around the world

Global warming irreversible but Earth Hour can buy us time

Events such as Earth Hour will not reverse global warming. It can however buy our planet some precious time, a world-renowned scientist and environment crusader, David Suzuki says.

Op-Ed: How to Save the Earth in An Hour

What if we only had one hour in which to save life on this planet as we know it? What if that hour were approaching faster than you think?

Archbishop Tutu Supports Earth Hour

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has lent his support to Earth Hour’s global campaign for action on climate change. Earth Hour began in Sydney, in 2007.

Poll Shows Canadian Participation in Earth Hour

Over half (56%) said they reduced their energy use during Earth Hour on March 29th. 21% did not, and 19% said they were not aware of the Earth Hour initiative.

Chicago Observes Earth Hour

Like the other 25 major cities, the city of Chicago, Illinois, had observed what is called “Earth Hour,” a worldwide campaign aimed at educating the masses about the threat of climate change.

Op-Ed: Earth Hour Lights Out Not Such a Bright Idea

Today’s Earth Hour campaign implores us to shut off our power for one hour. It may sound altruistic on the surface, but Earth Hour is a joke, another eco-friendly gimmick that pretends to offer a quick solution to the complex problem of climate change.

Are You Planning On Being In The Dark On Saturday?

Earth Hour is rapidly approaching. At 8 p.m. on March 29 lights across the globe are expected to be turned off for an hour. Are you planning to be on the go green global bandwagon?

Google Israel Goes Black to Support 'Earth Hour'

Google Israel is using a black theme to support the Earth Hour charity to raise awareness of energy conservation. Google will turn dark in Israel today and urges Israelis to turn off their power for one hour from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Nelly Furtado To Play At Toronto's Earth Hour

A free concert by Nelly Furtado awaits those in Toronto during Toronto's Earth Hour event. The event is slated at Nathan Phillips Square on March 29. Grammy and Juno winner Nelly Furtado has been named the first Canadian Earth Hour Ambassador.
 

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On Saturday, during Earth Hour festivities, thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city's Yonge-Dundas Square at the heart of downtown.
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On Saturday  during Earth Hour festivities  thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city s Yonge-D...
On Saturday, during Earth Hour festivities, thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city's Yonge-Dundas Square at the heart of downtown.
On Saturday  during Earth Hour festivities  thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city s Yonge-D...
On Saturday, during Earth Hour festivities, thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city's Yonge-Dundas Square at the heart of downtown.
On Saturday  during Earth Hour festivities  thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city s Yonge-D...
On Saturday, during Earth Hour festivities, thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city's Yonge-Dundas Square at the heart of downtown.
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On Saturday  during Earth Hour festivities  thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city s Yonge-D...
On Saturday, during Earth Hour festivities, thousands of Torontonians gathered at the city's Yonge-Dundas Square at the heart of downtown.
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