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Earth Hour 2012


Environment  (tags: Earth Hour, global movement, lights, Australia, green, March 31, 2012 8:30pm )

Dandelion
- 747 days ago - go-green.ae
Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million homes and businesses turned their lights off for one hour to make their stand against climate change. A year later it became a global sustainability movement with 35 countries participating.



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Dandelion G. (403)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 7:22 pm
I have done this every year since 2008. I hope you will join me.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Friday March 30, 2012, 2:27 am
Thanks Sheryl. Yes, will join as I have been doing the past years.

You should perhaps notify your friends that the link in the lovely comment you left us ( THANKS!) DOES NOT WORK, it needs be c&p to browser or else leads to "http//null/ news/ member ...etc"
 

Judy C. (106)
Friday March 30, 2012, 3:37 am
The link didn't work for me, either, Dandelion. Thanks for the reminder of Earth Hour. I love it!
 

Arild Warud (151)
Friday March 30, 2012, 4:00 am
Do it every yerar,thanks Sheryl.
 

Mm M. (444)
Friday March 30, 2012, 5:28 am
Thank you dear Dande, consider me IN!!! I got the news at site!
 

Dandelion G. (403)
Friday March 30, 2012, 5:32 am
Thanks for letting me know on the link, I'll see if I can fix it for the rest I'm sending out this morning to. At least I know the Spring Greetings worked. Enjoy!
 

Dandelion G. (403)
Friday March 30, 2012, 5:41 am
Ok, I appear to have the link working now with the Spring Greetings, thanks for letting me know. I liked this Visit Site as it had all sorts of links to information so it was more than just a notification site.
 

Jim Phillips (3205)
Friday March 30, 2012, 9:01 am
People around the world are becoming increasingly more aware of this project.
They are also aware that we all must share in responsibilities in helping to save Earth.

Ty, Dandelion.
.
 

Suzy F. (94)
Friday March 30, 2012, 9:11 am
Yes, thank you!
 

Stephen Hill (656)
Friday March 30, 2012, 9:12 am
Thank you Sheryl for sharing this with us. I may write on this topic in my blog!
 

Richard J. (17)
Friday March 30, 2012, 9:47 am
Thanks for the heads-up Sheryl! Definitely joining and shared to facebook. x
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 30, 2012, 9:52 am
TU Dandelion. Will do....though we often don't have lights/electricity thanks to CT Light and Power.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 30, 2012, 11:28 am
Thanks Sheryl. Have picked out a DVD to watch on our rechargeable portable player during that time. Every hour of every day should be Earth Hour.
 

Kit B. (277)
Friday March 30, 2012, 12:31 pm

Thanks Sheryl, we all needed the reminder. Better yet, we all need to be involved and push for the changes to save our world. If not now when? If not us then who?
 

Lisa AWAY Neste (696)
Friday March 30, 2012, 12:31 pm
Thanks for posting Dandelion. I had my calender marked for this event.
 

Liliana D. (124)
Friday March 30, 2012, 1:13 pm
Same here, we will join. Thanks Dandelion.
 

John Gregoire (248)
Friday March 30, 2012, 1:14 pm
Thanks for resending. We also have been doing this for a few years. Now if we could get a few cities to join in. Imagine New York, Boston, DC, Atlanta, all dark for an hour. Great contributor to avian migration safety too!
 

LaurenHealing Kozen (165)
Friday March 30, 2012, 1:50 pm
Marked event on my calendar. Thanks for the reminder Dandelion.
 

Barbara K. (87)
Friday March 30, 2012, 2:33 pm
Noted, thanks, my friend for the reminder, will do.
 

Dandelion G. (403)
Friday March 30, 2012, 2:43 pm
Don't forget to check out the page on Visit Site.....it has a lot of good GREEN information on it.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Friday March 30, 2012, 3:04 pm
Noted and will do. Thanks.
 

tammy B. (52)
Friday March 30, 2012, 4:42 pm
Thanks Dandelion, on for tomorrow night
 

Ingrid A. (532)
Friday March 30, 2012, 4:47 pm
Thank you Dandelion. Its done.
 

Mary away T. (188)
Friday March 30, 2012, 5:13 pm
Thanks Dandelion I do this every year, Also posted this on Facebook.
 

. (2)
Friday March 30, 2012, 5:14 pm
I've had my calendar marked for some time now.

Creator has his calendar marked also.

We're going to be going over the issues of Earth.

Creator is stubborn. He'll let us destroy this beautiful
planet if that's what we're intent on doing. He can
always bring it back. lol

Our CEO's ears are open to us.
 

Vicki P. (132)
Friday March 30, 2012, 5:49 pm
Thanks Sheryl...happily joining in~♥
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 30, 2012, 5:50 pm
Will be contemplating by candlelight!
Thanks for the reminder!
 

Dave C. (204)
Friday March 30, 2012, 5:55 pm
ready and practicing tonight....after I stop care2ing....
 

Janice P. (5)
Friday March 30, 2012, 6:20 pm
I will be participating. I've done this when I've thought about it. But will definitely do so this year. I can always go for a nice long walk and get some fresh air and exercise.
 

Debbie Phillips (6)
Friday March 30, 2012, 6:22 pm
I'm in
 

Antonio M. (130)
Friday March 30, 2012, 6:36 pm
I join the fight against the Global Warming and the climate changes.

Thank you Sheryl!
 

Michael O. (168)
Friday March 30, 2012, 7:33 pm
Thanks Dandelion! I have been counting down to this day for weeks now, but we can't have too many reminders - after all, this is about raising awareness.

Turn out your lights AND make it a habit!!!
 

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Friday March 30, 2012, 8:38 pm
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Veronica C. (42)
Friday March 30, 2012, 10:24 pm
I had to actually look it up to see when we were supposed to do this. It hasn't gotten any attention this year. People need to be reminded every year. I've heard nothing about it in the media this year.
 

Elsie Au (274)
Friday March 30, 2012, 11:30 pm
Thanks for the post.
 

. (0)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 1:46 am
Certainly will do this...
 

Dandelion G. (403)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 7:18 am
All sorts of information about this, the date, time, and activities are on this Visit Site Veronica. Check it out, the site also has a lot of other valuable information beyond the Earth Hour on how to go GREEN.
 

James W. (250)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:38 am
Lights out at 8:30pm tonight. Will be done. Thank you.....
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 10:49 am
Sounds excellent but I don't live alone and have no control over power usage. When I am able, I certainly will participate.
 

Dandelion G. (403)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 10:56 am
Not sure your exact situation Lydia, but perhaps you could explain what is taking place and why, or show them the link I have offered which gives lots of valuable information. Who knows, maybe those who live with you will want to join in. People can't partake in something they don't know of.
 

Paul L. (15)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 12:50 pm
For sure! Thanks Dandelion.
 

Ms Noting Commentator (20)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 1:23 pm
Masha S. sent me a beautiful Earth Hour ecard earlier today, but I did not know the significance of the card. I liked it so much that I sent the card to everyone without knowing its significance.

Then, Alice D. sent me a message explaining the significance of the ecard along with the time for the ceremonial hour!

Now, I AM READY TO CELEBRATE!!! Have a very nice evening appreciating the gifts this planet has provided for us and for all its species for thousands and thousands of years!!!
 

Dandelion G. (403)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 1:48 pm
This is how the C2 family works Portland, together we all make a wonderful team!
 

Terrie Williams (753)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 1:57 pm
We go dark every year!
 

Kathy Javens (104)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 3:37 pm
Noted. Went dark & went outside to play with my granddaughter.
 

Dandelion G. (403)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 4:29 pm
Nice choice Kathy!
 
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