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Earth Hour Earth Hour is a worldwide event organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature and held towards the end of March annually, encouraging households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change.

In , Earth Hour added something new to the annual event, urging participants to "go beyond the hour" by committing to at least one environmental action they could continue all year long that would help make the world a better place. The causes? Since then it has grown to engage more than countries and territories worldwide. Use less hot water. Climate change protests around the world Show all Point your mobile at the sky to follow an object, or play around with the timeline.

Earth Hour: What is it and why is it so important? The Independent

Building a future in which people and nature thrive. It falls on Saturday, 30 March and most businesses follow regular Saturday opening hours. Submit vote Cancel. Earth Hour is more than an annual event — it is a movement that culminates in an hour of inspiration held around the world toward the end of March each year.

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Text STOP to opt out. Connecting to Earth. But there is much, much more. Register Already registered? How long has Earth Hour been going for? Go Dark for Forests Forests provide us with food and shelter; help us keep our air and water clean; and keep carbon—a heat-trapping gas that contributes to climate change—out of the atmosphere.

Earth Hour is a campaign for anyone and everyone who wants to help make our planet — and our future - better.

What is Earth Hour and why do the lights go out? Everything you need to know

People gather at the Legislative Palace in Montevideo, during the Global Climate March to demand action on climate change telling world leaders on the eve of a crunch UN summit that there is "no planet B". Earth Hour is not a black out. Earth Hour grew again in , as countries and territories joined the global cause of climate action. This will not only save water, it will also reduce the amount of electricity or natural gas you use to keep water hot. What does Earth Hour aim to achieve?