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Earth Hour 2009

Get ready for Earth Hour 2009! The WWF has recently announced the date for the 2009 climate change initiative. Will you or your business get involved this year?

It doesn’t take much effort to participate in the worldwide event.  Around the globe, governments, families, individuals,  and businesses will turn out their lights for one hour to show their support for action on climate change.

Let’s help the WWF meet their goal for 2009: Reach 1 Billion people in 1,000 cities.

Mark your calendar for Earth Hour  2009!
Saturday March 28, 2009 from 8.30pm – 9.30pm

Watch the video to see cities going dark around the planet in 2008, and to learn the history  and impact of Earth Hour.


Here’s what London’s optimistic Mayor Boris Johnson has to say about Earth Hour and his commitment to making London a leader in carbon reduction. He will be sitting, “brooding” in his office during Earth Hour!

Polar Explorer  and motivational speaker Pen Hadow talks about Earth Hour.

Will you be part of the excitement this year? Sign up to participate this March. If you want to make an even larger contribution, follow their guide and get your community involved in Earth Hour 2009. Spread the word!

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8 Responses to “Earth Hour 2009”

  1. Hi Amy,

    My name is Ken Mak and I work for WWF-Canada. I came across your posting and I’m glad to see many people are starting to talk about Earth Hour 2009. You ladies have an amazing blog as well - keep up the great work!

    Ken

  2. I have already commented, on these excellent pages, of your environmental concerns and helped to explain the sad worsening of our environment by the modern 24 hour day which we now “enjoy”? I am very glad that you are flagging up (World) Earth Hour 2009.
    My web site has been an advocate of Earth Hour since I heard of the first, scheduled for March 2007. I heard of it in December 2006 and Catherine Egan, a WWF organiser of EH, really helped. I was able to create a composite comparing the difference made by Earth Hour on my web site’s pages http://www.lightpollution.org......thHour.jpg
    I have even asked that NASA involve the ISS astronauts to photograph the cities during EH but apparently that is not possible. Never mind, those of us with clear skies during EH will be able to see it so much better - perhaps we can photograph them?

  3. amazing stuff thanx :)

  4. Thanks for promoting Earth Hour! Another way you can recruit people to the cause is by creating a Earth Hour group on Commit21.com. Simply create a group about one action that you will commit to do for Earth Hour and recruit your friends, family, and co-workers to get involved in that action as well. When it comes to climate change, simple actions can make huge differences and Commit21 leverages social media to influence networks of friends, family, and co-workers. Check it out at http://www.commit21.com

  5. Very interesting thoughts here :)

  6. Thank you so much, you have made my day.

  7. Just saying Hi.

  8. Nice touches on your writing. Is English your primary language (if you don’t mind me asking).

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