On March 31, 2007, 2.2 million people and 2100 Sydney businesses turned off their lights for one hour - Earth Hour. This massive collective effort reduced Sydney's energy consumption
by 10.2% for one hour, which is the equivalent effect of taking 48,000 cars off the road for a year.
Now the movement is global...
Be part of this historic event. Tomorrow, Saturday March 28, 2009, 8:30 pm local time
World Wildlife Fund is asking individuals, businesses, governments and organizations around the world to turn off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour – to make a global statement of concern about climate change and to demonstrate commitment to finding solutions.
Green Piece Indy is hosting an Earth Hour celebration at South Bend Chocolate Cafe on Monument Circle from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Watch an Earth Hour countdown to 8:30 in front of the Indianapolis Power & Light building. Other businesses and individuals throughout Indianapolis are challenged to join IPL and South Bend Chocolate Cafe in going dark in support of this event
Source: earthhourus.org & Nuvo.net