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Earth Hour 2009

Earth Hour Electricity: Illinois Use Drops 1 Percent During Event

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Commonwealth Edison says electricity use by northern Illinois customers dropped by 1 percent as people in buildings and homes dimmed t...

Environmentalists Hail Earth Hour As A Big Success

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BONN, Germany — For environmental activists, the message was clear: Earth Hour was a huge success. Now they say nations have a mandate to tackl...

Earth Hour 2009: Cities Around The World Turning Off The Lights

AP | RUPA SHENOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHICAGO — From an Antarctic research base and the Great Pyramids of Egypt to the Empire State Building in New York and the Sears Tower in Chicag...

Earth Hour 2009: Lights Out In 84 Countries

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CHICAGO — The lights are going down from the Great Pyramids to the Acropolis, the Eiffel Tower to Sears Tower, as more than 2,800 municipalities...