March 25, one of the largest people-powered, global movements, Earth Hour,
will take place.
millions of people, along with iconic landmarks like the Empire State
Building, the Space Needle, the Las Vegas strip, the Eiffel Tower and Big
Ben (among others) “go dark” for 60 minutes.
At 8:30 p.m. local
time, World Wildlife Fund asks people to switch off their lights in
solidarity with Earth Hour’s main message: fighting climate change Š an
issue that is now more important than ever.
From big cities to
small towns, everyone has a role to play. This year, musicians are lending
their voice to carry the message of the movement through a new element of
Earth Hour called Earth Hour Live.
“Now it’s up to us
to maintain the momentum for action. Cities, companies and the American
people need to pick up the mantle of leadership on climate action. Movements
matter, and the Earth Hour movement is a global reminder that people are
leading the transformation to a more prosperous and renewable future,” said
Lou Leonard, senior vice president, climate and energy, at World Wildlife