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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Earth Hour is in 10 days

If you are interested in participating in Earth Hour this year, you can go to here to sign up. At the end of this post I will insert the video which tells you more about earth hour but all you have to do is join people from around the world and turn off your lights on March 28 at 8:00 pm (your local time) and keep them off for an hour.
Last year for earth hour I didn't use any electricity all day which included not turning on my computer. I may do the same this year, especially since it falls on the weekend again so I hopefully I won't need to work on my computer. I also remember that I tried to start walking for many of my errands which were near by as part of my efforts to be environmentally conscious. I hate to say that I didn't keep that up although I did for several months. Theresa has been posting her Kermie tips on her blog this year, leading up to earth hour. She has some great tips for going green. I have to believe that doing something is better than doing nothing.


9 comments:

Daryl said...

Excellent idea .. I walk everywhere most of the time if the destination is a mile or under ... further than that I take public transportation either bus or subway.. taxis have become a luxury ...

Voyager said...

I will be away on business, but I can at least turn out my hotel room lights. Maybe use that hour for a bubble bath with candles. What a great reason to take an hour of candle lit indulgence!
V.

juliana said...

i turned off the lights last year and am likely to doso this year as well. not sure about other electrical appliances (spouse would have objections) but perhaps i can make it work...
thank you for the reminder

ramblingwoods.com said...

Great idea and this is the first I am hearing of this....

the donG said...

im really happy that more and more bloggers support this call for an hour of lights off.

manila will definitely be supporting it again this year as we did last year.

natureadvice said...

Thanks for promoting Earth Hour! Another way you can recruit people to the cause is by creating a Earth Hour group on Commit21.com. Simply create a group about one action that you will commit to do for Earth Hour and recruit your friends, family, and co-workers to get involved in that action as well. When it comes to climate change, simple actions can make huge differences and Commit21 leverages social media to influence networks of friends, family, and co-workers. Check it out at www.commit21.com

Smalltown RN said...

Yes I participated in Earth Hour last year and was glad that I did....I love your photo of the daffodile....I lovely reminder that spring is just around the corner....

Mar said...

And it is World Water Day on March 22nd
:)

Theresa said...

Thanks for the shout out :)
That video always gets me. Even though I scene it a lot, every time I come across it I watch it, and am so proud of the cities that do Earth Hour and so jealous that mine does not- I hope to address this to my city council, because as you said- it is better to do something than nothing- and you might add... and doing nothing gets nothing done!