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World To Dim The Lights During Earth Hour

Posted 03.29.2014 | Green

The Great Wall. Times Square. The Eiffel Tower. Many of the worlds greatest, and most illuminated, monuments will go dark for an hour on Saturday f...

Earth Hour: One Hour Is Not Enough

Andy Ridley | Posted 03.21.2013 | Green
Andy Ridley

How much energy does Earth Hour save? Is one hour enough? Whose idea was it? On the cusp of our seventh Earth Hour this Saturday, March 23, here again are the answers to all three questions.

Will You Turn Off The Lights?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green

COUNTDOWN TO EARTH HOUR (ET): At 8:30 PM Saturday, some of the world's most famous landmarks will go dark for Earth Hour 2012. From the Empire St...

Does Earth Hour Do More Harm Than Good?

Maggie Koerth-Baker | Posted 05.30.2012 | Science
Maggie Koerth-Baker

The solutions to our energy problems don't start with individuals shutting the lights off at home. They start with public policy -- the only force that can actually change how the infrastructure and shared systems work.

Earth Hour: Participate In The Global Event Locally

Treehugger | Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It is hard to find out exactly what is happening on Earth Hour; most activities are pretty local. Here are some ideas....

Earth Hour Activities: How To Keep Busy During An Hour Of Darkness

Mother Nature Network | Chanie Kirschner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Q: Earth Hour is coming up on March 27 and I, for one, am excited to get in on the action and turn off my lights. One question though -- what the heck...