Earth Hour

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Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).wikipedia
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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
In addition, WWF has launched several notable worldwide campaigns including Earth Hour and Debt-for-Nature Swap, and its current work is organized around these six areas: food, climate, freshwater, wildlife, forests, and oceans.

Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv, IsraelTel-AvivTel Aviv-Yafo
Tel Aviv scheduled their Earth Hour for Thursday March 27, 2008 to avoid conflict with Sabbath.
Since 2008, city lights are turned off annually in support of Earth Hour.

Vidya Balan

In India, Earth Hour 2011 was held on March 26, 2011 from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. IST, flagged off by the Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit and Earth Hour 2011 Ambassador and Bollywood actress Vidya Balan in the presence of Jim Leape, Director General, WWF International.
In March 2011, she endorsed World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour campaign in India.

Maiden Tower (Baku)

Maiden TowerMaiden's TowerMaiden Tower in Baku
In Azerbaijan, Maiden Tower darkened for Earth Hour.
As of 2011, the tower also participates in "Earth Hour," a campaign against climate change in which large buildings "go dark" for an hour to draw awareness to the cause.

Earth anthem

anthem for the planet Earth
Earth Anthem
Other songs on the same theme include "Earth Anthem" by The Turtles (later covered by Dan Fogelberg, ) "Mother Earth (Natural Anthem)" by Neil Young, "Earth Song" by Michael Jackson, "Earth Hour Anthem" by Andrew Huang and "Earth Anthem" by Abhay Kumar.

Earth Day

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Earth Day
Earth Hour

Sydney

Sydney, AustraliaSydney, New South WalesGreater Metropolitan Sydney
It was started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007.

Australia

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It was started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007.

Holy Saturday

Black SaturdayGreat and Holy SaturdayGreat Saturday
Occasionally, in years when Holy Saturday falls on the last Saturday of March, Earth Hour is moved a week early rather than its traditional date.

Leo Burnett Worldwide

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In 2004, confronted with scientific findings, WWF Australia met with advertising agency Leo Burnett Sydney to "discuss ideas for engaging Australians on the issue of climate change".

Fairfax Media

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WWF Australia presented their concept to Fairfax Media who, along with Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore, agreed to back the event.

Clover Moore

Clover Moore MLALord Mayor Clover MooreSydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore MP
WWF Australia presented their concept to Fairfax Media who, along with Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore, agreed to back the event.

Shabbat

SabbathJewish SabbathShabbos
Tel Aviv scheduled their Earth Hour for Thursday March 27, 2008 to avoid conflict with Sabbath.

Bangkok

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According to WWF Thailand, Bangkok decreased electricity usage by 73.34 megawatts, which, over one hour, is equivalent to 41.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Watt

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According to WWF Thailand, Bangkok decreased electricity usage by 73.34 megawatts, which, over one hour, is equivalent to 41.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Carbon dioxide

CO 2 CO2carbon dioxide (CO 2 )
According to WWF Thailand, Bangkok decreased electricity usage by 73.34 megawatts, which, over one hour, is equivalent to 41.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide. The Bangkok Post gave different figures of 165 megawatt-hours and 102 tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Tonne

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The Bangkok Post gave different figures of 165 megawatt-hours and 102 tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Greenhouse gas

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This was noted to be significantly less than a similar campaign initiated by Bangkok's City Hall the previous year in May, when 530 megawatt-hours were saved and 143 tonnes of carbon dioxide emission were cut.

Metro Manila

National Capital RegionManilaNCR
Philippine Electricity Market Corp. noted that power consumption dropped by about 78.63 megawatts in Metro Manila, and up to 102.2 megawatts on Luzon.

Luzon

Luzon Islandnorthern LuzonNorth Luzon
Philippine Electricity Market Corp. noted that power consumption dropped by about 78.63 megawatts in Metro Manila, and up to 102.2 megawatts on Luzon.

Ontario

ONProvince of OntarioOntario, Canada
Ontario used approximately 900 megawatt-hours less electrical energy during Earth Hour.

Toronto

Toronto, OntarioToronto, ONToronto, Canada
At one point, Toronto saw an 8.7% reduction in consumption as compared to a typical March Saturday night.