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Earth Hour 2018: Power Out the planet for 1 hour

Earth Hour is now the world's largest grassroots movement for the environment, inspiring millions of people to take action for our planet and nature.


Devdiscourse News Desk
Updated: 24-03-2018 20:18 IST
Earth Hour 2018: Power Out the planet for 1 hour

Earth Hour 2018 (image credit: twitter)

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held annually encouraging individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm (as per the local time of different regions) on a specific day, this time on 24th March, as a symbol of commitment to the planet.

Earth Hour is now the world's largest grassroots movement for the environment, inspiring millions of people to take action for our planet and nature.

According to Earth hour organization "Biodiversity – the rich variety of life on Earth – continues to decline year on year. We must urgently prioritise our planet's biodiversity and nature. #Connect2Earth was created to organize our efforts, allowing us to shed light on topics impacting our planet's well-being."

Every year, millions of people around the world join the Earth Hour movement and switch off their lights and disconnect from all devices for one hour to show support for protecting our planet and stopping climate change due to increased global warming.