Sunday, March 1, 2009

Earth Hour is less then a month away!

On Saturday, March 28, 2009, at 8:30 pm, Tigerlily and I are taking part in Earth Hour—a global event in which millions of people will turn out their lights to make a statement of concern about our planet and climate change.

Sponsored by World Wildlife Fund, Earth Hour got started just two years ago and is now the largest event of its kind in the world. Last year, more than 50 million participated and the lights went out at the Empire State Building, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Sydney Opera House and the Coliseum in Rome, just to name a few. Even Google’s homepage went black for the day! In Israel, President Shimon Peres personally turned off lights in Tel Aviv.

But Earth Hour isn’t just for big cities—anyone can participate, including families like ours. Check out this video.

Participating in Earth Hour is easy, fun and free. We hope your family will take part in this amazing event. To sign up, visit where you’ll learn more about Earth Hour including creative ideas for things for families to do when the lights go out.

Let’s all turn out and take action on March 28 at 8:30 pm.


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