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Start planning now for WWF’s Earth Hour 2012

Posted by on Feb 13, 2012 in At Issue | 0 comments

.     More than 5,200 cities and towns in 135 countries worldwide switched off their lights for WWF’s Earth Hour 2011, sending a powerful message for action on climate change. It also ushered in a new era with members going Beyond the Hour to commit to lasting action for the planet. Without a doubt, it’s shown how great things can be achieved when people come together for a common cause. On Saturday, March 31 between 8:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. join millions of voices who will again come together and switch off.  Earth Hour is a unique opportunity for us to take action within our community. It’s been the source of inspiration for millions of people taking steps towards a cleaner, safer future. It’s not just about saving energy for one hour, it’s about going Beyond the Hour with lasting, behaviour-changing actions...

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Earth Hour is coming!

Posted by on Mar 24, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

This Saturday, March 26 from 8:30 to 9:30 pm is Earth Hour. Please turn out your lights to show your support! What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour is an annual global event hosted by WWF and supported provincially by BC Hydro. The goal of the event is to encourage individuals to turn off unnecessary lights and electronics in an effort to conserve power and in doing so, demonstrate support for the fight against climate change. This is the fourth year that BC Hydro has supported Earth Hour. Last year, the province’s electricity load dropped by 1.04 per cent during Earth Hour.  “If everyone who participated last year turned off their unnecessary lights and appliances for just one hour every evening, the combined savings would be enough to power close to 2,200 homes for an entire year. That’s a goal...

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Earth Hour

Posted by on Mar 24, 2010 in At Issue | 0 comments

March 27, 2010 – 8:30 pm During Earth Hour, hundreds of millions of people around the world will come together to call for action on climate change by doing something quite simple—turning off their lights for one hour. Earth Hour 2010 will continue to be a global call to action to every individual, every business and every community. A call to stand up, to show leadership and be responsible for our...

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