30 Mar '12, 12pm

It's Lights Out For Earth Hour Saturday Night at 8:30

It's Lights Out For Earth Hour Saturday Night at 8:30

Warren first wrote about Earth Hour in late 2006, describing the idea of saving energy and increasing awareness by turning out the lights for one hour, starting in 2007. By 2009 it had swept around the world; ten thousand people gathered in Toronto to hear Nellie Furtado sing Turn Out The Light. It never caught on in the USA; even the website was bogus . For the rest of the world, it seems to have peaked in 2009 and has been sliding since. Last year I wrote that the lights are going out not with a bang, but a whimper. This year they don't appear to be going out at all. There is more twitter traffic from the Xerox 914 on Mad Men than there is from #earthhour. They are trying; there is even a legitimate USA website this year, but it really does seem to be lights out on Earth Hour. Our Earth Hour Dinner Party 2009 /CC BY 2.0 It is a shame really, it was a good idea, and it di...

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earthhour.org 30 Mar '12, 1pm

In 2007, WWF-Australia inspired Sydney-siders to show their support for climate change action in the first ever Earth Hour...

Not "I Do" at Earth Hour, but "I will"

Not "I Do" at Earth Hour, but "I will"

channelnewsasia.com 30 Mar '12, 11am

SINGAPORE: This year's theme for Earth Hour that happens on Saturday at 8.30pm is "I Will If You Will", a challenge-based ...

Even during Earth Hour, lights are left on

Even during Earth Hour, lights are left on

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 31 Mar '12, 1pm

Royal Plaza On Scotts lights up soy candles in support of Earth Hour Why waste electricity? Lights at Golden Shoe carpark ...

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mnn.com 30 Mar '12, 8pm

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straitstimes.com 31 Mar '12, 2am

Last March saw the lights around Marina Bay switched off or dimmed in support of Earth Hour, a global climate change event...

So Earth Hour just ended. What did you learn from it? Nothing right - coz life goes on.

So Earth Hour just ended. What did you learn fr...

kenwooi.com 30 Mar '12, 4pm

By now, you would have known that it’s a worldwide event organized to encourage households and businesses to turn off non-...

Why My Lights Are On for #EarthHour:

thegreenskeptic.com 31 Mar '12, 4pm

If you drove by my house last night at 8:30 PM EDT you would have noticed my lights were on, music was playing, and a smal...

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earthhour.org 30 Mar '12, 12pm

Earth Hour 2011 saw hundreds of millions of people across 135 countries and territories join together in an awesome displa...

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channelnewsasia.com 31 Mar '12, 1am

SINGAPORE: The world will get a little darker, but much greener on Saturday as nations and landmarks around the globe, fro...

Earth Hour (@earthhour), kicking off tonight, t...

todayonline.com 31 Mar '12, 2am

SINGAPORE - The world will get a little darker, but much greener on Saturday as nations and landmarks around the globe, fr...

From NYC to Las Vegas, here's what Earth Hour will look like this weekend across the U.S.

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earth911.com 30 Mar '12, 1pm

On Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. local time, hundreds of millions of people, organizations, corporations and governments...

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thedailygreen.com 31 Mar '12, 11am

another reason, besides Miranda Kerr's global ambassador role for the event. Since 2007, when the first Earth Hour inspire...

As Europe gears up for lights out, it's already...

earthhour.org 31 Mar '12, 5pm

SYDNEY: As the largest ever Earth Hour wraps up across Asia, Nelson Mandela has taken to Twitter to show his support for t...

I didn't support Earth Hour last year, I'm stil...

goldfries.com 31 Mar '12, 6am

@nels / @darren – I’m aware of the existence of the campaign. In no part of the article am I suggesting “No More Earth Hou...

Singapore celebrates Earth Hour 2012 islandwide

straitstimes.com 31 Mar '12, 2pm

The Marina Bay Sands hotel and ArtScience Museum are seen during Earth Hour in Singapore on March 31, 2012. Other local la...