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World Earth Hour: Vote with Your Lightswitch!

World Earth Hour: Vote with Your Lightswitch!

This year, Earth Hour has been transformed into the world’s first global election. For the first time in history, people of all nationalities, ages, races and financial status have the opportunity to use their light switch as their vote and their voice. World Wildlife Fund is asking individuals, businesses, governments and organizations around the world to turn off their lights for one hour–Earth Hour–to make a global statement of concern about climate change and to demonstrate commitment to finding solutions.

The goal is to reach 1 billion votes, which will be presented to world leaders at the Global Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen 2009. This meeting will determine official government policies to take action against global warming, which will replace the Kyoto Protocol. It a chance for all the people of the world to make their voice heard.

Find out more about this historic event.
March 28, 2009, 8:30-9:30pm Your Local Time

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Veronica Peterson has a background in green design and creative writing. She loves discovering and sharing sustainable ways to enrich life. Veronica is a happy urbanite, who lives above a produce market in San Francisco with her dog Winnie.

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10:19PM PDT on Apr 3, 2011

My 3rd time in participating Earth hour. My family and I were not just switching-off the non-essential lights, but we really turn-off our whole electrical outlet. With that, more energies were conserved as to what was expected.

11:53AM PDT on Mar 26, 2011

Hope people around the world will do this we all feed from the earth so we must give it some of our own, I will!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

12:42AM PDT on May 13, 2010

Everyone who wishes we could have an earth hour every day: just do it. And, howbout having Earth Day every day? Many are taking care already, but I also know many, very good hearted, green people, who still leave their lights on, all day long, and even during the night; who use the elctric dryer every day, instead of the line in their sunny garden; who waste water without noticing (eg. leaving it running in the kitchen while collecting dishes to wash) etc. pp.
Every little bit counts. It does, it ads up! It ads up and counts more than many of us imagine.
To make a change we don't have to become drastic. We can do little things. They ad up, and they may also lead the individual to bigger changes. In a painless, natural way.
And the most beautiful things about it: you can start NOW.

10:19AM PDT on Apr 29, 2010

ROSEANN S. says
Apr 8, 2009 11:44 AM

Humans are mere custodians on earth - to leave the planet a better place that they found it.

Is real.

5:08AM PDT on Apr 26, 2010

I wish we could do a Earth Hour Everyday.

2:50PM PDT on Apr 23, 2010

WE DEMAND FULL DISCLOSURE AND ACCOUNTABILITY for GEOEngineering and Climate manipulation that has been going on for years!!!
http://www.californiaskywatch.com

Are you aware that the government admits to the deployment of aerosolized particulates of known toxicity over America for training in military applications and other purposes? Geoengineering? Climate Control?

http://proliberty.com/observer/20080112.htm

GEOENGINEERING, CLIMATE CONTROL AND HAARP INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

IF HAARP HEATS THE IONOSPHERE, THEN IT HEATS THE GLOBE !!! INVESTIGATE HAARP AND THE MEN BEHIND IT

HAARP and Beyond - Dr. Nick Begich VERY INFORMATIVE...

www.californiaskywatch.com/documents/htmldocs/geoengineering.htm

Jesse Ventura investigates HAARP
www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZOt29NR0FY

"I can’ t believe that people spend time on the internet arguing about “contrails versus
chemtrails” when this has been going on openly for decades. Call it what you want, the
military has been spraying us without our permission for generations."
the full article -
http://homepage.mac.com/carolepellatt/yeswearebeingsprayed/


www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9yrpg_br2E

See the "Contrails in the Media" section near the bottom of the page... KNBC 4 in LA, the Weather Channel, PBS

Signs of toxic chemicals used to Modify Climate showing up in drinking water??? Hmmm... on KNBC 4, LA and KTVU 2, SF Bay area...

http://www.californiaskywatch.com

UNITED WE STAND !!!

6:03PM PDT on Mar 28, 2010

I went to an Earth Hour yoga class at the studio I go to and it was so much fun :)

7:21AM PDT on Mar 27, 2010

It's a wonderful feeling that I was able to help the earth in my own little way. This is my second time that I participated Earth Hour since last year. However, what disappoints me is that, our local neighbors weren't even participating. It's not that they weren't aware of the campaign/event, but they are not that interested. I mean, what would they get of switching off their lights? Definitely, for them, Earth Hour is just an interruption; indeed for them, Earth Hour has no significance at all, so why would waste time? That kind of thinking will never lead us to the change that we desire. As early as now, people would realize the importance of switching off lights in ONE hour. They would soon realize that they can make a big, big difference in just one little way.
"With one little action the chain reaction, we'll never stop..."

5:04AM PDT on Apr 9, 2009

i had a happy earth hour here's how it went. (not i'm not an adult so this might sound weird.
well first of all before it got dark,
i went screamng at cars with my friend Jack.
Then when it got dark i went inside and played monoply with mom and dad
the end

11:44AM PDT on Apr 8, 2009

Humans are mere custodians on earth - to leave the planet a better place that they found it.

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