Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Earth Hour, and a little poke

On March 29, 2008, people across Canada and around the world will turn off their lights and non-essential electrical appliances for one "Earth Hour" (8PM local time) to promote electricity conservation, lower carbon emissions, and demonstrate that together the people of the world can make a difference in the fight against climate change.

Earth Hour has grown from a single event in Sydney, Australia in 2007 to a global phenomenon that will occur across six continents and in as many as 20 cities in 2008. As of 24 March, over 11,900 businesses and 188,000 individuals had indicated their intention to participate at

I'm generally not one to get all political, but can everyone do this? Please? It's just one hour. One quiet, beautiful, dark, peaceful, healthy hour.

Poke. Poke. Poke.



The Nanny said...

Oooh, I wish they were doing that here. I'd totally participate.

ladywithasong said...

Of course you realize if I participate I'll not be able to jibber jabber with you online for a FULL HOUR ! Arrrgh!

Just kidding ;) Its a great idea. Does it still count if leave my husband out of it?? I mean, I can cope with an hour of nothing electronic, but he might die without his laptop and den lights. Just sayin...