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Earth Hour

Before we head into the Earth Month of April.March 31 marks the sixth annual Earth Hour.This year a record number of countries,147 will participate with hundreds of landmarks going dark for one hour.http://www.earthhour.org/ http://genevalunch.com/blog/2012/03/...y-for-an-hour/
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Re: Earth Hour

This year it is Saturday 23rd March when you can turn off your lights between 20:30 and 21:30

http://www.derbund.ch/bern/kanton/St...story/26457817

unless you live in Bern: they are not getting the smug feeling this year. The Bern cantonal government decided they shouldn't do it. Reason: Mark Stucki of the Parliamentary Services said on request: The Administration Committee of the Federal Parliament adopted the directive that the Federal Parliament should not be involved in campaigns.

The environmental friendly agency WWF calls on the population, on Saturday evening symbolically for one hour, to turn off the electricity and in the interests of climate protection in the home, to save energy. The event was first held in Australia in 2007.
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Old 20.03.2013, 12:06
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This year it is Saturday 23rd March when you can turn off your lights between 20:30 and 21:30
I'll probably wait until the following Sat/Sun night and turn off my lights between 0200 and 0300.
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Re: Earth Hour

I am in. I participated in the initial Australia event and has been doing since. Let us all participate with full spirits.

Its Saturday Night anyways at 8:30 PM. Perfect time for a candle-light with your loved ones.

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Re: Earth Hour

Did anyone check whether it really saves energy at the end? I can imagine that the dip caused by this Earth Hour initiative could cause some problems. Regarding keeping the energy level at the power stations.
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Did anyone check whether it really saves energy at the end? I can imagine that the dip caused by this Earth Hour initiative could cause some problems. Regarding keeping the energy level at the power stations.
It's "raising awareness", silly!

You don't have to actually do anything useful any more, as long as you're "raising awareness".

Make sure you wear a red nose while you're sitting in the dark. And some different coloured ribbons. And a moustache.
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Old 20.03.2013, 14:19
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Re: Earth Hour

Thanks for the notification, OP, but huge comic sans makes it impossible to take what you say seriously.

edit - just saw it was old thread bumped...still - my eyes have been violated by comic sans.
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Old 20.03.2013, 14:40
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Re: Earth Hour

There are already enough threads for a one hour event! I extended last year's thread and I humbly apologise for the huge comic sans fond, - it ain't me.

Search Forum for "Earth Hour": 5 results!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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There are already enough threads for a one hour event! I extended last year's thread and I humbly apologise for the huge comic sans fond, - it ain't me.
Come on Sbrinz - we know that is your duplicate account, he looks just like you!
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Old 20.03.2013, 15:07
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Re: Earth Hour

I wish I did look like him, and as I met you on Monday, thank you for the compliment!

Anyway, I haven't been in San Diego since 1978, but how can I prove that?
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Old 20.03.2013, 15:15
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Anyway, I haven't been in San Diego since 1978, but how can I prove that?
Statute of Limitations.
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Re: Earth Hour

20:30 to 21:30 is a bit inconvenient for me so I'm just going to turn off my lights when I go to bed. Does that count too?
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Old 20.03.2013, 16:03
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Re: Earth Hour

I find the whole idea stupid as well, better to take the train than turn off a few lights. And if a public building is not lit up for one hour, is that REALLY going to change peoples attitudes?
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Re: Earth Hour

Instead of sitting in the dark like cavemen we're going to celebrate HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT HOUR tonight!

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I find the whole idea stupid as well, better to take the train than turn off a few lights. And if a public building is not lit up for one hour, is that REALLY going to change peoples attitudes?

one of the comments on youtube sums it up real well I think.:
its not about climate change, not at all -

THIS is about being less dependent on electricity, to reduce fossil fuels usage, to care a bit more about our planet. Earth Hour saves ONLY money, but makes us think.



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one of the comments on youtube sums it up real well I think.:
its not about climate change, not at all -

THIS is about being less dependent on electricity, to reduce fossil fuels usage, to care a bit more about our planet. Earth Hour saves ONLY money, but makes us think.



and now you have switched off all lights and sit in your living room with notebook-light, posting on EF?
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Re: Earth Hour

It is 2.30 PM where I am at
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Re: Earth Hour

This is tonight 20.30-21.30 local time

https://www.earthhour.org/
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Re: Earth Hour

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https://www.earthhour.org/
Dam! How on earth did I ever miss this?
Feel so earth less.
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