Earth Hour to be celebrated tonight

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However, the Oro Bar and lounge will be serving unique Earth Hour cocktails and mocktails along with live music - Violinist and Lantern flying.

Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature.

"We're incredibly proud that the Earth Hour movement was conceived at the Hilton Sydney almost 10 years ago", said Maxime Verstraete, vice president of corporate responsibility, Hilton.

Earth Hour is an event in Carrboro encouraging residents to turn their lights off from 8:30-9:30 promote conservation.

The main event of this year's Earth Hour Philippines, which urged the public to help "shine a light on climate change", took place at SM by the Bay in Pasay City.

"Earth Hour" will celebrate it's 10th Anniversary on Saturday March 25, 2017.

The symbolic gesture highlights both individuals' and companies' commitment support science that will supply green energy.

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Earth Hour is described as "60 minutes to protect the planet", a show of solidarity with Earth by choosing to unplug. In New Delhi, lights were being turned off at the India Gate monument. The country has saved a massive amount of energy over nine Earth Hours, amounting to 1.181GwH of electricity and 1,054 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.

"We hope that once our guests go back home, they will host similar community get-togethers on a regular basis, so they can switch off lights in several homes by joining in such social gatherings", added Arora. "All you have to do is switch off your lights for one hour to join hundreds of millions around the world to send a clear signal that we must act and we must act now".

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Still BC Hydro says 178 countries participated in 2016, and some municipalities like Whistler still make a big deal about it.

"Especially now that we have a president who denies climate change and seems determined to roll back on any sort of environmental protection, the timing is flawless", Zucchino said.

Well, we don't know how effective Earth Hour truly is, but hey, it's nice to see our brightly-lit city in a different light, or lack thereof, for that matter.