Many parts of the globe will become dark for one hour on 25th March 2017 (Saturday) from 8:30 PM to 9: 30 PM as a part of Earth Hour. More than 170 countries and territories of the world are showing their support for protecting the planet. Millions of people across the world are showing their respect and love for this Earth Hour 2017 by switching off the lights from 8:30 PM for one hour.
Earth Hour is one of the biggest agenda where millions of people unite together to protect, support for low pollution and clean & green future. This largest social movement was first initiated in Australia in the year 2007, and now it spread to more than 170 countries. The Earth Hour 2017 India Time also starts from 8:30 PM and will continue upto 9:30 PM.
What is Earth Hour and When it is started?
The Earth Hour is the world’s biggest environment event which was organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) organisation. The movement was started in the year 2007 in Australia by turning off the lights for one year. Initially, it was started as a light-off event in Sydney where people are encouraged to turn off the lights for one hour in the evening to support the Climate Change. Earth Hour 2017 marks the ten years of the milestone.
When is Earth Hour 2017?
Last year, the Earth Hour took place from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM local time on 19th March, i.e., Saturday. On this Earth Hour 2017, the event will be held from 8:30 PM onwards and continues for one hour on 25th March, Saturday.
India has been one of the countries which showing the complete support for the Climate Change of the planet. Last year, Delhi saved 229MW of power and 200MW of power in the year 2015. World Wide Fund for Nature is organising two events for Earth Hour 2017 namely Pedal for Planet and One Planet Cities Pedalathon (will be held in Chamundeshwari Stadium, Bengaluru).
The Earth Hour 2017 India event will be held at Rashtrapati Bhawan, Akshardham Temple, India Gate, Charminar, Golconda Fort, Secretariat (Assam), Agra Fort, Guwahati High Court and much more. Earlier around 50 million tweets are tweeted every day, but now it has increased to 500 million. So reducing the tweets per day can save the metric space.
On Behalf of our Team we are Participating in the Earth Hour 2017 seeking the welfare of our next generation. Hope you would also take part in the great initiative.