Environmental Post – Earth Hour (March 2020)

Posted March 1, 2020

Join the Global Movement – Celebrate Earth Hour on March 28th at 8:30 pm!

Earth Hour’s mission is uniting people to protect the planet by raising awareness of about climate change and encouraging positive action.

 “Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then it has grown to engage more than 172 countries and territories worldwide.”

Earth Hour is more than an event. It is a movement that has achieved massive environmental impact, including legislation changes by harnessing the power of the crowd.”

Click here to see a short video clip of Earth Hour’s story around the world, and click here for the Earth Hour 2020 official video

Ideas for Your Family to Celebrate Earth Hour:

Earth Hour belongs to you. Celebrate your commitment to the planet with your friends, family, community or at work – in your own way.

A simple event can be just turning off all non-essential lights on March 28th from 8:30-9:30 pm. For one hour, focus on your commitment to our planet. To celebrate, you can:

  • prepare a candle lit dinner,
  • talk to your neighbours, or invite people over
  • stargaze, or go camping in your backyard
  • play board games, or charades
  • host a concert, or a sing-a-long
  • create or join your own community event
  • have an Earth Hour every month

The possibilities are endless!

Quotes and information taken from: https://www.earthhour.org/

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